No new community cases; 1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation 13 May

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

There is one new case to report in a recent returnee in our managed isolation facilities, since the Ministry’s last update yesterday.

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

Five previously reported cases have now recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 18.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,288.

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 59 historical cases, out of a total of 472 cases.

A previously reported historical case has now been reclassified as “not a case” and has now been removed from our tally.

New border case details

Arrival date       

From       Via       Positive test day/reason       Managed isolation /quarantine location       
7 MayIndonesiaSingaporeDay 3/routine testAuckland

Melbourne

The Ministry of Health’s current assessment remains that the public health risk to New Zealand from the Melbourne community case announced on Tuesday is low.

At this stage the Ministry is recommending that Quarantine Free Travel, between New Zealand the state of Victoria can continue with certain additional precautions in place.

Anyone who was at one of the locations of interest in Melbourne at the specified time cannot travel to New Zealand for 14 days from exposure. Anyone already in New Zealand who has been at a location of interest in Melbourne during the time specified, must call Healthline for advice on isolating and testing.

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