Covid-19: 60 new positive community cases

Covid-19: 60 new positive community cases

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60 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, and one has been reported at the border.

Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported is 4,265.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 1,538 (1,147 have recovered), this includes 31 in Waikato and 1 in the Bay of Plenty — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 1,516 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 49 reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

29 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 7 are in ICU. Four cases are in North Shore Hospital, twelve in Middlemore Hospital, one in Auckland City Hospital, and one is in Waikato Base Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The case reported in managed isolation arrived on October 7from the Philippines via Singaporethe person tested positive on day 1 of routine testing in Wellington

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed a total of 3,587,240 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 20,421 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is at 21,540.

For up-to-date information on all testing locations around the country, go to the healthpoint website.

COVID Tracer statistics:
On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 3,286,889 users are now registered, recording a total of 419,607,307 poster scans.

There have been 17,936,946 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,581,918 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far there's been a total of 5,789,774 administered. Out of this, 3,438,289 first doses and 2,351,485 second doses have been administered across the country.

Yesterday 18,301 first doses and 65,530 second doses were administered.

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