Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 41 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 41 new positive cases in community

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41 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, and 2 at the border.

Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 4,580.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 1,840 (1,228 have recovered), including 38 in Waikato (2 have recovered) — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 1,748 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 124 reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

31 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 6 are in ICU. Three cases are in North Shore Hospital, seventeen in Middlemore Hospital, eleven in Auckland City Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
both new arrivals arrived on October 11from the United States of Americathey both tested positive on day 9 of routine testing and are staying in a Christchurch quarantine facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed 3,725,599 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 24,285 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average has reached 22,683.

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, 3,301,211 users are now registered, recording a total of 433,764,050 poster scans.

There have been 18,354,647 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,592,825 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far, there's been 6,183,988 doses administered. Out of this, 3,526,668 are first doses, and 2,657,320 are second doses.

Yesterday 14,037 first doses and 14,037 second doses were administered.

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