Covid-19: Two new Cases reported by the Ministry of Health

Covid-19: Two new Cases reported by the Ministry of Health

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Two new cases of Covid-19 have been reported by the Ministry of Health today, one in managed isolation and one that is historical. None have been reported in the community.

The total number of active Covid-19 cases is 17. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases are now at 2,325.

They are the numbers that the Ministry reports to the World Health Organisation.

Case arrivals:
Case one arrived on May 23from Japan to New ZealandPositive at day 0/staying in Christchurch facility*
Case two arrived on May 31from India via QatarPositive at day 3/staying in Auckland facility

*The first new case was previously under investigation but has been since deemed as a historical case — the Ministry added this case to today’s tally upon arrival and has now been transferred from managed isolation to a quarantine facility in Christchurch. 

Testing statistics:
Laboratories have processed a total of 2,154,931 tests to date.

Yesterday, 5,916 were processed, while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 4,751.

COVID Tracer statistics:
On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 2,840,175 users are now registered, recording a total of 278,892,389 poster scans.

There have been 10,512,241 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 550,864 scans were processed.

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