COVID-19: Three new cases reported in New Zealand today

COVID-19: Three new cases reported in New Zealand today

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There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report today in New Zealand. The new cases are reported all-in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community today.

Of the three new individual positive cases, one arrived from India on September 26 and was retested after returning a negative test on day 3 of being in managed isolation, they were a contact of a previously reported case.

The second case arrived on October 2 from England via Qatar and Australia and was tested as they started to develop symptoms related to COVID-19.

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The third case arrived on October 4 from India via England and Qatar and was tested as they started to develop symptoms related to COVID-19 on the flight.

These people have all been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility.

The total number of active COVID-19 cases is currently 43, and of those 37 are imported and are in MIQ facilities. 6 are community cases. 

There is one person in hospital for COVID-19 at Middlemore hospital today.

The three new cases bring a total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 2,820. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

Laboratories yesterday processed 3,616 tests, bringing the total number of tests that are completed to date to 985,639.

There is currently 2,297,200 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer App.

The App has recorded a total of 85,008,311 poster scans so far.

Users have created 3,619,884 manual diary entries in the App.

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