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

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

Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case

The source investigation into a worker at the Grand Millennium who tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday is continuing.

Thirteen of the 15 close contacts identified from this case have now returned negative test results.

Locations of Interest

One location of interest has now been identified. It is the Bikanervala bakery at 2 White Swan Road, Mt Roskill on 7 April between 1.30-2.30pm.

Further locations of interest are expected and will be announced as soon as they are confirmed.

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service has extended opening hours at its Balmoral community testing centre until 5pm today. Anyone wanting a test today can also go to one of the after-hours general practice and urgent care clinics located across Auckland.

For up-to-date information on testing locations in Auckland, visit Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) for all testing locations nationwide visit the Healthpoint website.

COVID-19 case reporting

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

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is nine. No previously reported cases have recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 108.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,218.

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 43 historical cases, out of a total of 402 cases.

Cases identified at the border 

Arrival date    

From     

Via     

Positive test day/reason     

Managed isolation/quarantine location     

5 April

India

United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine test

Auckland

8 April

Papua New Guinea

Australia

Day 1 / routine test

Auckland

9 April

India

United Arab Emirates

Day 0 / routine test

Auckland

Update on crew member under investigation on ship

On Friday we reported that a crew member on a ship berthed in Taranaki was under investigation after returning a weak positive followed by a negative test result.

Further investigations have confirmed this is a historical infection. This historical case has already been reported overseas, so is not included in our case reporting data.

Testing update

On Saturday, 4,319 tests were processed.

In the past 7 days, 28,652 tests have been processed, with a seven-day rolling average up to yesterday of 4,093 tests processed.

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date 1,942,141.

NZ COVID Tracer App 

NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,778,910 registered users.

Total poster scans have reached 244,800,587 and users have created 9,137,997 manual diary entries.

In the 24 hours to midday yesterday, there have been 812,926 poster scans.

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