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

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

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

Of the two new cases, the first was imported and arrived in New Zealand on October 7 from Bangladesh via Brisbane and Doha. The person was transferred to a managed isolation facility in Hamilton and tested positive on day 3 of testing. Following their positive result, they have now been transferred to Auckland’s quarantine facility.

The second was imported and arrived in New Zealand on October 9 from London via Dubai and the person was transferred to a managed isolation facility in Hamilton and tested positive on day 3 of testing. Following their positive result, they have now been transferred to Auckland’s quarantine facility.

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The total number of active COVID-19 cases is currently 40 – which are all imported cases. There are no active community cases. 

There is one additional recovered case to report today.

There is no one in hospital or on a ward for COVID-19 today.

The total confirmed COVID-19 cases remain at 1,518. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

Laboratories yesterday processed 5,850 tests, since the new results after duplicates, the revised number of total tests processed to date is at 1,011,657.

There are currently 2,306,600 users registered on NZ COVID Tracer App.

The App has recorded a total of 91,211,909 poster scans so far.

Users have created 3,824,984 manual diary entries in the App.

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