Two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation
There are two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation today and no new cases in the community.
A written statement issued by the Ministry of Health says both cases being reported today arrived from India on September 26.
"The people have been in managed isolation and have returned a positive test result from their routine test around day 12. They have both now been transferred to the Auckland quarantine facility.
Our total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is 1,510, which is the number we report to the World Health Organization.
"Our total number of active cases is now 41 – all imported cases. There are no active community cases of COVID-19."
One person remains on a ward in Middlemore hospital with COVID-19 today.
Yesterday laboratories processed 5,597 tests, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 992,141.