Two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

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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. 

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