Ministry of Health reports 82 positive Covid-19 cases in community, 1 in managed isolation

Ministry of Health reports 82 positive Covid-19 cases in community, 1 in managed isolation

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Eighty-two new cases of Covid-19 have been reported today in the community, while one has been reported in managed isolation.

The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 429. Total confirmed cases are 3,023 since the start of the pandemic in the country.

Total community cases reported in Auckland are now at 415 — Wellington remains at 14.

Out of this cluster, 376 have been identified as epi-linked to another case or sub-cluster, with a further 53, which are yet to be established.

429 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.

25 of the community cases are reported as staying in hospital, 23 are in stable condition on a ward and two are in ICU but also in a stable condition. One case is in North Shore Hospital, eleven are in Middlemore Hospital, twelve are in Auckland City Hospital and one is in Wellington Regional Hospital.

New cases in MIQ:
The new cases arrival date is yet to be confirmedThe new cases travel history is yet to be confirmedtested positive on day 0 of routine testing and staying in a Christchurch facility

Testing numbers:
Laboratories have processed a total of 2,928,155 tests to date.

Yesterday, 36,418 were processed across the country, while a seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is at 39,208.

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, 3,095,642 users are now registered, recording a total of 331,605,868 poster scans.

There have been 14,573,829 manual diary entries done so far.

In the last 24 hours to midday yesterday, 732,563 scans were processed.

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