COVID-19: One new imported case to report in New Zealand today

COVID-19: One new imported case to report in New Zealand today

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There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. This new case is imported. There are no new community cases.

Of the imported case, they arrived on October 7 from Kenya via Dubai and were taken to a managed isolation facility in Auckland. They tested positive at around day 12 of their stay and have been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases is currently 33. Five previously reported cases are now considered to have recovered.


There are 30 community close contacts identified in relation to the port worker case, and all of those have been contacted and are self-isolating.

All the test results returned from close and casual contacts of the case announced on Sunday are negative to date.

There is no one in hospital with COVID-19 in New Zealand.

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 1,531. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

Laboratories yesterday processed 2,715 tests, bringing the total number of tests processed to date to 1,034,603.

here are now 2,311,100 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.

A total of 94,853,858 poster scans have been recorded.

3,962,747 users have created manual diary entries.

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