Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 60 new positive cases in community

Covid-19: Ministry of Health reports 60 new positive cases in community

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60 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, and 5 at the border.

Since the start of the pandemic in the country, the total confirmed cases reported are 4,696.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 1,943 (1,350 have recovered), 45 in Waikato (3 have recovered) — Wellington remains at 17 (all have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 1,841 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with 140 reported as unlinked or not yet epi-linked over the last fortnight.

30 cases are reported as staying in hospital, 5 are in ICU. Five cases are in North Shore Hospital, twelve in Middlemore Hospital and thirteen in Auckland City Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The first new case arrived on October 14from the United States of Americathis person tested positive on day 0 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility
The second new case arrived on October 14from Lebanon via the United Arab Emiratesthis person tested positive on day 0 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility
The third new case arrived on October 14from India via the United Arab Emiratesthis person tested positive on day 2 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility
The fourth new case arrived on October 14from Greece — further details are yet to be releasedthis person tested positive on day 3 of routine testing and is staying in a Auckland quarantine facility
The fifth 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 3,773,075 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 20,809 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average has reached 24,355.

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, 3,305,233 users are now registered, recording a total of 438,013,153 poster scans.

There have been 18,490,337 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 2,040,250 scans were processed.

Vaccine statistics:
So far, there's been 6,344,212 doses administered. Out of this, 3,572,298 are first doses, and 2,271,914 are second doses.

Yesterday 6,253 first doses and 23,408 second doses were administered.

A previous version of this publication did not include the arrival details of the fifth border case. This mistake has been revised and updated.
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