Around 10 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last three days, 31 total

Around 10 new cases of COVID-19 at border in last three days, 31 total

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There are ‘around’ 10 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases reported in the community.

There was a total of 31 cases identified according to the Ministry of Health.

“During the past three days, there has been a total of 31 cases identified,” said the Ministry of Health. “The number of cases reinforces the need for ongoing vigilance at the border, as COVID-19 continues to accelerate overseas.”

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One case arrived on December 26 from India via the UAE and tested positive during routine testing around day 12. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
Two cases arrived on December 28 and tested positive during routine testing around day 12. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on December 29 from the UK via the UAE and tested positive on day 10 as they were in a bubble with a case. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on December 29 and tested positive during routine testing around day 12. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on December 29 from the UK via the UAE and tested positive during routine testing around day 12. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

One case arrived on January 3 from India via the UAE and tested positive on day six as they were a contact of a case. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 from Zimbabwe via the UAE and tested positive on day 7 as a contact of a case. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 from India via the UAE and tested positive on day 6 as a contact of a case. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 from Austria via the UAE and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 from Russia via the UAE and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 from Zimbabwe via the UAE and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.
One case arrived on January 3 and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

One case arrived on January 4 from the UK via Singapore and tested positive during routine testing on day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Hamilton.
One case arrived on January 4 Poland via Germany and Singapore and tested positive during routine testing around day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Hamilton.
One case arrived on January 4 from the USA and tested positive around day 5 and was transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

One case arrived on January 5 and tested positive during routine testing around day 3. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

Three cases arrived on January 6 from the Ukraine via Russia and Singapore and tested positive on arrival. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Christchurch.
Eight cases arrived on January 6 from Russia via Singapore and tested positive on arrival. They have now been classified as historical cases. They were transferred to a quarantine facility in Christchurch.

One case arrived on January 7 from the USA and tested positive on arrival and was transferred to a quarantine facility in Christchurch.
One case arrived on January 7 and tested positive on day 2. This person was transferred to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 1,863. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

The total number of tests that have been completed to date is 1,438,446.

There are now 2,435,400 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app. The app has recorded a total of 150,344,922 poster scans. There have also been 6,067,898 manual diary entries recorded so far.

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