Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 104 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 104 new positive cases in community

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104 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community. Out of this, 91 were identified in Auckland, 8 in Waikato, 4 in Northland and 1 in Marlborough. Two new cases were reported at the border.

Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 5,194.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 2,389 (1,369 have recovered), 81 in Waikato (14 have recovered), 4 in Northland and 1 in Blenheim — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 2,172 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 274 reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

55 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 5 are in ICU. Eight cases are in North Shore Hospital, nineteen in Middlemore Hospital, twenty-seven in Auckland City Hospital and 1 in Waikato Hospital.

 New cases in MIQ: 
The first new case arrived on October 14from South Africa via the United Arab Emiratesthis person tested positive on day 8 of routine testing, a close contact of a case and is staying in an Auckland quarantine facility
The second new case arrived on October 14from South Africa via the United Arab Emiratesthis person tested positive on day 8 of routine testing and is staying in an Auckland quarantine facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed 3,894,908 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 24,088 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average has reached 24,187.

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, 3,315,205 users are now registered, recording a total of 449,907,329 poster scans.

There have been 18,792,190 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,517,520 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far, there have been 6,561,731 doses administered. Out of this, 3,626,019 are first doses, and 2,935,712 are second doses.

In the Mâori population, there have been 389,884 total doses administered around the country. 11,368 are first doses, and 33,382 are second doses.

Yesterday 44,750 first doses and 11,368 second doses were administered.

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