15 community cases of Covid; two cases at border; more than 49,000 vaccines yesterday

  • Number of new community cases: 15 (3 are currently unlinked, 2 are contacts of cases and 10 are household contacts).
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: Two (one historical)
  • Location of new cases: Auckland
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland (including 4 cases in Upper Hauraki) 1,106 (844 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (all of whom have recovered);
  • Number of community cases (total): 1,123 (in current community outbreak)
  • Cases infectious in the community: 10 (43%) of yesterday’s cases have exposure events
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious: 13 (57%) of yesterday’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: 12 of today’s cases
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: 3 of today’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 1,088 (in current cluster) (14 unlinked from past fortnight)
  • Number of sub-clusters: Ten epidemiologically linked subclusters. Of these, two are active, six are contained and two are dormant.
  • There are 13 epidemiologically unlinked subclusters. Of these, four are active, two are contained and seven are dormant
  • Cases in hospital: 15 (total): North Shore (1): Auckland (4); Middlemore (10).
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Three
  • Confirmed cases (total): 3779 since pandemic began
  • Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total): 153 out of 1,961 since 1 Jan 2021
  • Contacts

    • Number of active contacts being managed (total): 1,137
    • Percentage who have received an outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements): 90%
    • Percentage with at least one test result: 89%

    Locations of interest

    • Locations of interest (total): 132 (as at 10am 21 September)

    Tests

    • Number of tests (total): 3,287,055
    • Total number of laboratory tests processed (last 24 hours): 19,194
    • Tests rolling average (last 7 days): 13,740
    • Swabs taken in Auckland (last 24 hours) : 8370
    • Testing centres in Auckland: 22

    Wastewater

    • Wastewater detections: No unexpected detections in ESR’s latest testing

    COVID-19 vaccine update

    • Vaccines administered to date (total): 4,867,818: 1st doses: 3,171,029; 2nd doses: 1,696,789
    • Vaccines administered yesterday (total): 49,667: 1st doses: 24,339; 2nd doses: 25,338
    • Māori: 1st doses: 301,435; 2nd doses: 148,527
    • Pacific Peoples: 1st doses: 194,609; 2nd doses: 103,649

    NZ COVID-19 tracer

    • Registered users (total): 3,245,226
    • Poster scans (total): 378,191,688
    • Manual diary entries (total): 16,852,091
    • Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday: 2,510,433

    New cases identified at the border

    Arrival date

    From

    Via

    Positive test day/reason

    Managed isolation/quarantine location

    21 September

    Russia

    United Arab Emirates

    Day 0 / Routine

    Auckland

    Historical cases identified at the border

    Arrival date

    From

    Via

    Positive test day/reason

    Managed isolation/quarantine location

    6 September

    Thailand

    Singapore

    Day 12 / routine

    Auckland

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