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There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community.
The first case was reported on 3 November whose recent arrival in New Zealand was from Romania via Qatar and Australia. They tested positive at around day 12 of routine testing and are now staying at Auckland’s quarantine facility.
The second case arrived on 1 November from Australia and was detected as positive on day 12 of testing. This person is now staying at Auckland’s quarantine facility.
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The third case arrived from the UK on 12 November and tested positive on arrival in New Zealand. This person is now staying at Auckland’s quarantine facility.
A weak positive test result was reported in a close contact who was already staying in Auckland’s quarantine facility. This individual lived in a neighbouring apartment in Vincent St apartments to Case D.
Initial test results were negative, but a subsequent test today has returned a weak positive result. Further tests will be underway to ensure that the results are coming through correctly, meaning this case is under investigation.
One previously reported case has now recovered. The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 56.
The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 1,643. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.
There is no one in the hospital with COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Laboratories yesterday processed 6,320 tests, bringing the total number of tested completed to date to 1,169,062.
There are now 2,359,400 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.
The app has recorded a total of 114,559,362 poster scans, and users have created a total of 4,767,798 manual diary entries.