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Three new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today in managed isolation and none in the community.
Case one arrived on April 5 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 17 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. *This case is a close contact of another that was reported on April 7.
The second case arrived on April 17 from the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 3 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland.
Lastly, case three arrived on April 20 from Jordan via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 0 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. *This case was symptomatic on arrival.
The total number of active COVID-19 cases is 80 as four have previously recovered. The total confirmed COVID-19 cases are now at 2,244. This is the number that the Ministry of Health reports to the World Health Organisation.
*The Ministry of Health noted to thisquality that two previously reported cases were reclassified as not cases. One is now reported as historical and not infectious including the second, as they were recorded in the person’s country of origin.
Laboratories have processed a total of 1,987,958 tests to date. On Wednesday 5,173 were processed while the seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 4,096.
On the NZ COVID Tracer app, 2,792,288 users are now registered, recording a total of 253,225,741 poster scans. There have also been 9,473,457 manual diary entries done so far.
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