COVID-19: Four new cases reported in managed isolation

COVID-19: Four new cases reported in managed isolation

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There are four new additional cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community.

Of the four new cases reported today, the first arrived nin New Zealand on 27 October from Austria via Qatar and Australia. They returned a positive test at around day 12 of theyr stay in managed isolation.

The second and third cases reportedly travelled together, arriving in New Zealand on 5 November from Dubai. They returned a positive result at around day 3 testing.

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The fourth case reported today arrived on 5 November from qatar and tested positive for COVID-19 at around day 3 testing.

These four people are now all in the Auckland quarantine facility.

1 case has been considered as recovered, meaning the total number of active COVID-19 cases is 51.

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 1,630. 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 3,042 tests, bringing the total number of tested completed to date to 1,139,978.

There are now 2,345,700 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.

The app has recorded a total of 110,061,027 poster scans, and users have created a total of 4,579,834 manual diary entries.

50 app users have received contact alerts through the app following yesterday’s push notifications.

“It’s important we all scan the QR codes wherever we see them, so we can be notified when we may have been exposed to COVID-19 and to help contact tracers stay one step ahead of the virus,” said the Ministry of Health.

“These recent cases have once again re-emphasised the importance of keeping track of your movements. Thanks to the detailed account of their movements provided by the people who have tested positive for COVID-19, we have been able to rapidly trace, isolate and test their contacts, which stops the virus from being able to spread in our community.”

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