No new community cases; 10 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 10 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday.

Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case 

There are no new positive cases from contacts of the COVID-19 case in a worker at the Grand Millennium managed isolation facility. The worker returned a positive swab after being tested on Tuesday.

Fifteen close contacts have been identified. All have been contacted and are self isolating. Eleven have returned negative test results and we are awaiting further results.

Case investigations continue. At this stage, there are no locations of interest to report. If any locations of interest are identified, we will update the Ministry’s website and send out push notifications.

COVID-19 case reporting 

There are 10 new positive COVID-19 cases in managed isolation to report today.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 9.

No previously reported cases have recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 105.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,215.

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 43 historical cases, out of a total of 399 cases.

Cases identified at the border 

Arrival date     

From     

Via     

Positive test day/reason     

Managed isolation/quarantine location     

28 Mar

United Arab Emirates

Malaysia

Around day 12 / routine testing

Auckland

1 Apr

Canada

USA

Day 7 / symptomatic

Christchurch

1 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Day 8 / symptomatic

Auckland

3 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Day 7 / contact of a case

Auckland

5 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 3 / routine testing

Auckland

5 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 3 / routine testing

Auckland

5 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 3 / routine testing

Auckland

6 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 3 / routine testing

Auckland

8 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 0 / routine testing

Auckland

8 Apr

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 0 / routine testing

Auckland

*Two of the cases who travelled from India on 5 April are from the same travel bubble.

Testing update

On Friday, 5,185 tests were processed.

In the past 7 days, 26,801 tests have been processed, with a seven-day rolling average up to yesterday of 3,829 tests processed.

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date 1,937,821.

Up-to-date information on all testing locations nationwide is available on the Healthpoint website: https://www.healthpoint.co.nz/covid-19/.

NZ COVID Tracer App 

NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,778,137 registered users.

Total poster scans have reached 244,085,956 and users have created 9,113,326 manual diary entries.

In the 24 hours to midday yesterday, there have been 867,142 poster scans.

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