Another three cases of COVID at the border today

There are no cases in the community. File photo.

There are three cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation to report in New Zealand.

In today's Ministry of Health media statement, a spokesperson says one of these cases is classified as historical and deemed not infectious.

There are no new cases in the community.

"Two cases which were reported yesterday have been reclassified as Under Investigation, as they are likely to be historical cases which may have previously been reported overseas."

New border case details

Arrival date



Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

29 Jan



Around day 3 / routine testing


1 Feb



Around day 0/1 routine testing


24 Jan


Shore leave / departure swab

On Ship

The above case from Indonesia is a historical case. This person did not leave the ship prior to being tested. They were tested to be able to depart this ship, says the MOH.

"Twelve previously reported cases have now recovered.

"The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 61. Our total number of confirmed cases is 1952."

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 1,541,701.

On Tuesday, 4106 tests were processed.

The seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 5342 tests processed.


NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,549,183 registered users, says the MOH.

"Poster scans have reached 168,916,758 and users have created 6,933,029 manual diary entries.

"Since midday yesterday New Zealanders have scanned 692,042 times. The seven day rolling average number of scans is 1,052,430.

"We thank all New Zealanders for their efforts to scan, scan, scan."

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