Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 102 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 102 new positive cases in community

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102 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 94 were identified in Auckland and 8 in Waikato. Two new cases were reported at the border.

Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 4,956.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 2,179 (1,363 have recovered), 64 in Waikato (10 have recovered) — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 2,028 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 199 reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

46 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 7 are in ICU. Seven cases are in North Shore Hospital, fourteen in Middlemore Hospital, twenty-four in Auckland City Hospital and 1 in Waikato Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The first new case arrived on October 14from the United Statesthis person tested positive on day 0 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility
The second new case arrived on October 15from the United Kingdom via the United Arab Emiratesthis person tested positive on day 0 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed 3,842,993 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 26,669 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average has reached 24,199.

For up-to-date information on all testing locations around the country, go to the healthpoint website. Get the latest contact tracing locations of interest at the Ministry of Health's website.

COVID Tracer statistics:
On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 3,311,053 users are now registered, recording a total of 444,997,102 poster scans.

There have been 18,673,075 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,371,951 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far, there have been 6,474,746 doses administered. Out of this, 3,604,171 are first doses, and 2,870,575 are second doses.

Yesterday 2,684 first doses and 9,874 second doses were administered.

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