Ministry of Health reports 70 positive Covid-19 cases in community

Ministry of Health reports 70 positive Covid-19 cases in community

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Seventy new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, while none have been reported in managed isolation.

The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 384. Total confirmed cases are 2,941 since the start of the pandemic in the country.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 333 — Wellington remains at 14.

Out of this cluster, 278  have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with a further 69, which are yet to be established.

347 cases are currently linked to the community outbreak. All cases have or are being transferred safely to a managed isolation facility, under strict infection prevention and control procedures. Use of full PPE gear has been applied.

19 of the community cases reported are in a stable condition staying in hospital, one is in ICU but in a stable condition. Two are in North Shore Hospital, eight are in Middlemore Hospital, and nine are in Auckland City Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
No new cases have arrived.n/an/a

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed a total of 2,891,738 tests to date.

Yesterday, 37,020 were processed across the country, while a seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is at 39,929.

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, 3,087,114 users are now registered, recording a total of 330,918,492 poster scans.

There have been 14,446,464 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 751,087 scans were processed.

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