COVID-19: Six new imported cases, no new cases in community

COVID-19: Six new imported cases, no new cases in community

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There are six new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation today. There are no cases to report in the community.

All six cases were identified during day 3 testing of their stay in managed isolation. 

One person arrived in New Zealand from the Netherlands via Singapore on October 23 and four others arrived from India on October 24. The sixth persons’ arrival is still being looked into of where they came from.


Two other cases have recovered which brings the total number of active COVID-19 cases to 70.

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 1,593. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

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

Laboratories yesterday processed 7,403 tests, bringing the total number of tests processed to date to 1,083,230.

There are now 2,332,300 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer app.

The app has recorded a total of 808,250 poster scans over the last 24 hours.

“It is encouraging to see the uptick in scans continue following the long weekend. A further 29,605 manual diary entries were created over the same period,” said the Ministry of Health.

More to come soon. Refresh the page to see updates.

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