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Five new cases of Covid in managed isolation

All the cases have arrived from India.

The Ministry of Health is reporting five new cases of Covid in managed isolation today.

The new cases have been identified since the Ministry's last update on Sunday.

"There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in the community in New Zealand," says a spokesperson for the Ministry.

"Six previously reported cases have now recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 18.

"Our total number of confirmed cases is 2295.

"Since January 1, there have been 60 historical cases, out of a total of 479 cases."

New border cases

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/
quarantine location

14 May

India

Qatar

Day 1 / Routine

Auckland

15 May

India

Qatar

Day 0 / Routine

Auckland

15 May

India

Qatar

Day 0 / Routine

Auckland

15 May

India

Qatar

Day 1 / Routine

Auckland

15 May

India

Qatar

Day 1 / Routine

Auckland

Wellington wastewater

Further wastewater samples have been collected from the Wellington region after two samples returned a weak positive result for Covid-19.

Results from the new samples are expected to be available on Tuesday evening, says the Ministry.

"It' likely the two weak positive results are due to recently recovered cases continuing to shed the virus.

"The Ministry is encouraging anyone with symptoms, especially if they are in the Wellington region, to get tested promptly.

"This advice also applies to recent visitors to the Wellington region. Anyone who develops symptoms consistent with Covid-19 should call Healthline (0800 358 5453) or their doctor, or visit a testing station to get a test."

Testing information

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 2,082,570.

Laboratories processed 2,217 tests yesterday. The seven-day rolling average is 3654.

For all testing locations nationwide visit the Healthpoint website.

NZ Covid Tracer

NZ Covid Tracer now has 2,823,598 registered users.

Poster scans have reached 269,594,007 and users have created 10,104,502 manual diary entries.

There have been 390,179 scans in the last 24 hours to midday yesterday.
 

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Why ??

Posted on 17-05-2021 19:48 | By Equality

Why are people still coming into the country with COVID ? From India ? Obviously they have COVID if they arrive with it on day one! Something is VERY wrong here! Are they buying their COVID free certificates? The evidence would certainly suggest that is the case! I hope they are being charged for their time in quarantine!? The Health Dept must stop being so lenient with cases such as these!