No community cases; 1 case of Covid in managed isolation; 45,000 daily vaccine doses

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

There is one new case of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since yesterday’s update.

The number of active cases in New Zealand is 30.

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 114 historical cases, out of a total of 707 cases.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is two.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,524.

New border cases in New Zealand

Arrival date



Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

3 August


France and United Arab Emirates

Day 0 / routine


Full travel history for case 2 in yesterday’s release has now been determined. The case travelled from the United Kingdom, via United Arab Emirates.

Vaccination roll-out update

More than 2.06 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date (to 11.59pm on 4 August).

Of these, 1,258,000 are first doses and more than 780,000 are second doses.

Yesterday (4 August) 45,802 doses in total were administered, made up of 32,230 first doses and 12,852 second doses. This is another record daily total.

More than 115,000 Māori have received their first vaccination. Of these, around 73,000 have also had their second vaccinations.

More than 78,600 doses have been administered to Pacific peoples. Of these, almost 50,000 have also received their second doses.

Returnees from Australia

Quarantine Free Travel with Australia remains suspended. Eligible travellers needing to return to New Zealand from all Australian states (except New South Wales) were provided a 7-day return window which ended at 11.59pm on Friday 30 July.

South east Queensland remains in lockdown and we are continuing to remind anyone who returned from Queensland on those return flights last week to keep checking locations Queensland Health website and monitor for any symptoms of COVID-19.

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