3 new cases of COVID-19 23 August

There are three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

One case is epidemiologically linked to the cluster in Auckland as a household contact of a previously reported case.

Two are imported cases – one is a woman in her 20s who arrived in New Zealand on August 16 from Croatia via Switzerland and Hong Kong. She has been in MIQ at the Sudima in Rotorua and has been transferred to MIQ at Jet Park after testing positive for COVID-19 around day 3 of her stay.

The second case is a person in their 30s who has been in MIQ at the Grand Millennium in Auckland and tested positive around day 12 of their stay.

The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 114, of which 18 are imported cases from managed isolation facilities.

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