8 cases of COVID-19 in 2 days in managed isolation

There are 8 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand since our last media statement on Friday.

We are also investigating a positive test result in a person who has departed from a MIQ facility, more details will be provided at a media stand-up today at 4pm at the Beehive Theatrette.

New border case details

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

9 Jan

South Africa

United Arab Emirates and Malaysia

Day 13 test as symptomatic

Auckland

9 Jan

United Kingdom

United Arab Emirates and Malaysia

Day 13 test as symptomatic

Auckland

17 Jan

United Arab Emirates

Around day 5 routine testing

Auckland

18 Jan

USA

Around day 3 routine testing

Auckland

18 Jan

USA

Hong Kong

Around day 3 routine testing

Auckland

19 Jan

Ethiopia

United Arab Emirates and Malaysia

Around day 3 routine testing

Auckland

21 Jan

South Africa

Qatar/Brisbane

Around day 0 routine resting

Auckland

21 Jan

India

United Arab Emirates and Malaysia

Around day 0 routine resting

Auckland

One previously reported case has now recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 79. Our total number of confirmed cases is 1,927.

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 1,487,234.

The seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 3,335 tests processed.

NZ COVID Tracer

NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,459,398 registered users.

Poster scans have reached 158,388,381 and users have created 6,393,135 manual diary entries.

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