No community cases; 3 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation 11 July

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

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update on Friday.

A previously reported case, from 8 July, has been reclassified to ‘under investigation’ and has been removed from our active cases tally. As a result, the number of active cases in New Zealand has only gone up by two. It is now 34.

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 85 historical cases, out of a total of 595 cases.

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

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,411.

New border cases in New Zealand

Arrival date



Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

7 July

United Kingdom

United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine


8 July



Day 1 / routine


9 July


United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine


Update on the Viking Bay

The All of Government response to the fishing vessel the Viking Bay is currently putting in place a plan to appropriately manage the ship’s return to New Zealand.

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