Six new Covid-19 Cases reported today, none in Community

Six new Covid-19 Cases reported today, none in Community

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There are six new cases of Covid-19 to report today in managed isolation. None have been reported in the community.

The first new case arrived on May 14 from India via Qatar. This person tested positive at around day 3 of routine testing; is a close contact of a case, and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

A second reported new case arrived on May 14 from Qatar. This person tested positive at around day 3 of routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

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The third case reported arrived on May 15 from Qatar. This person tested positive at around day 2 of routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

The fourth case reported arrived on May 17 from Bahrain via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 0 of routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

The fifth case arrived on May 17 from Turkey via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 0 of routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

Lastly, the sixth case arrived on May 17 from the Maldives via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 0 of routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.

The total number of active Covid-19 cases is 25. The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases are now at 2,302. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.

Laboratories have processed a total of 2,090,622 tests to date. On Tuesday, 5,324 were processed, while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 3,673.

On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 2,825,912 users are now registered, recording a total of 270,727,399 poster scans. There have also been 10,152,608manual diary entries done so far.

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