No community cases; 1 case of COVID-19 in managed isolation 1 July

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There is one case to report related to recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s update yesterday.

One previously reported case has now recovered.

Three previously reported cases have now been reclassified as under investigation pending a historical classification investigation. These involve a case from India reported on 26 June, a case from South Africa and another from India both reported on 28 June. These cases have now been removed from New Zealand’s COVID-19 tally.

The number of active cases in New Zealand is 28.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is two. Since 1 January 2021, there have been 76 historical cases, out of a total of 568 cases.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,384.

New border cases in New Zealand

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/

quarantine location

25 JuneCambodiaSingaporeDay 3/routine testAuckland

Australian traveller who visited Wellington

So far, 2,673 people have been identified as contacts of the Australian person who visited Wellington between 19 and 21 June.

Of those 2,673 total contacts, 2,583 or 97% of people have returned a negative result, and an increase of 78 negative test results since yesterday. An additional four people have had a swab and are awaiting a result, 19 people have been granted a clinical exemption, seven require no further action, and eight have returned overseas, which means their home jurisdiction will be following up with them.

The remaining contacts are being actively followed up by contact tracing teams.

Wellington locations of interest

Following a visit to the capital by a Sydney traveller who tested positive on return to Australia, Wellingtonians and recent visitors to Wellington are urged to check the locations of interest of possible exposure from Saturday 19 June to Monday 21 June and follow the health advice.

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