Covid-19: 9 new positive community cases, 1 historical in MIQ

Covid-19: 9 new positive community cases, 1 historical in MIQ

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9 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, while 1 historical case has been reported in managed isolation (MIQ).

The total confirmed cases are 3,788 since the start of the pandemic in the country.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 1,114 (886 have recovered), this includes 4 in Upper Whakatīwai — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 1,096 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 14 being reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

13 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 3 are in ICU. One case is in North Shore Hospital, six are in Middlemore Hospital and six are in Auckland City Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The new historical case arrived on September 17from Serbia and Montenegro via the United Arab EmiratesTested positive on day 1 of routine testing as they are a contact of a case and staying in an Auckland facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed a total of 3,301,910 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 14,855 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is at 13,660.

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, 3,248,447 users are now registered, recording a total of 380,822,134 poster scans.

There have been 16,920,270 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,573,666 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far there's been a total of 4,917,531 administered. Out of this, 3,192,380 first doses and 1,725,151 second doses have been administered across the country.

Yesterday 20,983 first doses and 28,132 second doses were administered.

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