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COVID-19: Six new cases, no new community cases

Over the last three days, there have only been six new positive border-related cases, all in managed isolation. File photo.



The Ministry of Health reports that there are no new COVID-19 community cases since the last update three days ago.

There are six new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is three. An additional 12 people have now recovered.

The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 61.

The total number of confirmed NZ cases is 2,151.

Since January 1 2021, there have been 42 historical cases, out of a total of 339 cases.

The details of the six new positive COVID-19 border-related cases, now in managed isolation, are as follows:

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

21 March

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 12 / routine test

Auckland

29 March

United Kingdom

Singapore

Around day 3 / routine test

Auckland

30 March

India

United Arab Emirates

Around day 2 / routine test

Auckland

1 April*

Egypt

United Arab Emirates

Around day 0 / routine test

Auckland

1 April*

Egypt

United Arab Emirates

Around day 0 / routine test

Auckland

2 April

United States

United Arab Emirates

Around day 0 / routine test

Auckland

* Case 4 and Case 5 are in a travel bubble with each other.

Testing update
Over the past three days, 10,568 tests were processed. In the last week 29,151 tests have been processed, with a seven-day rolling average up to yesterday of 4,164 tests processed.

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 1,913,487.

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
NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,772,426 registered users.

Total poster scans have reached 239,691,357 and users have created 8,981,542 manual diary entries. There have been 615,005 poster scans in the last 24 hours to 1pm yesterday.

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time to tighten up

Posted on 04-04-2021 15:42 | By hapukafin

pre entry tests dont seem to beworking,its time to toughen up the rules,to sop importing the virus.