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

COVID-19: Three new imported 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, two arrived from Ethiopia via Dubai on September 23 and they have been in managed isolation at the Ibis in Hamilton and tested positive on day twelve.

The third case arrived from Dubai on September 29 and they have been in managed isolation at the Four Points Hotel and were transferred to the Auckland Quarantine facility upon returning a positive test result to COVID-19.


The total number of active COVID-19 cases is currently 37, no community cases are currently active. 

“The Auckland August cluster will officially close when there have been no new cases for two incubation periods from when all cases complete isolation.”

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

The three new cases bring a total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases to 1,505. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

Laboratories yesterday processed 5,334 tests, bringing the total number of tests that are completed to date to 990,973.

There are currently 2,298,978 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer App.

The App has recorded a total of 85,869,739 poster scans so far.

Users have created 3,647,904 manual diary entries in the App.


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