Ministry of Health reports 20 positive Covid-19 cases in community, three in managed isolation

Ministry of Health reports 20 positive Covid-19 cases in community, three in managed isolation

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20 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, while three have been reported in managed isolation. One additional case is reported as historical.

The Total confirmed cases are 3,436 since the start of the pandemic in the country.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 804 (114 have recovered) — Wellington is now at 17 (three have recovered).

Out of this cluster, 788 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with a further 33 that are unlinked.

40 of the community cases are reported as staying in hospital, 6 are in ICU. Eight cases are in North Shore Hospital, eighteen are in Middlemore Hospital, fourteen are in Auckland City Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The first new case arrived on September 1from Serbia and Montenegro via the United Arab EmiratesTested positive on day 3 of routine testing and staying in an Auckland facility
The second new case arrived on September 1from Serbia and Montenegro via the United Arab EmiratesTested positive on day 3 of routine testing and staying in an Auckland facility
A third new case arrived on September 3from the United Kingdom via SingaporeTested positive on day 1 of routine testing and staying in an Auckland facility
A reported historical case arrived on August 28from Afghanistan via the United Arab EmiratesTested positive on day 3 of routine testing and staying in an Auckland facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed a total of 3,062,093 tests to date.

In the last twenty-four hours, 4,750 tests were processed across the country, while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is at 13,488.

For up-to-date information on all testing locations around the country, go to the healthpoint website.

COVID Tracer statistics:
On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 3,151,533 users are now registered, recording a total of 339,584,762 poster scans.

There have been 15,459,174 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 852,546 scans were processed.

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