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One new Covid case in Tauranga

The Ministry of Health says there are two people with Covid-19 in Tauranga Hospital today. File photo/SunLive.

The Ministry of Health is reporting one new Covid case in Tauranga today.

Today's new case is part of the 101 around cases around New Zealand being reported today.

The Ministry is reporting 61 people in hospital - 13 in North Shore Hospital, 19 in Auckland City, 25 in Middlemore, two in Waikato and two in Tauranga.

"Today we are reporting one new case in Tauranga.

"This case is being investigated for any links to previously reported cases. Contacts are being identified and will be contacted for testing and isolation advice."

Locations of interest can be found here.

See below for a full breakdown of today's numbers.

Hospitalisations

Cases in hospital

61; North Shore: 13; Auckland: 19; Middlemore: 25; Waikato: 2; Tauranga: 2

Vaccination status of current hospitalisations (Northern Region wards only)

Unvaccinated or not eligible (36 cases / 64%); partially immunised

Average age of current hospitalisations

50

Cases in ICU or HDU

4 (2 in Auckland; 1 in Middlemore, 1 in North Shore)

Cases

Seven day rolling average of community cases

93

Number of new community cases

101

Number of new cases identified at the border

2

Location of new community cases *

Auckland (97), Bay of Plenty (1), Taranaki (1), Nelson-Marlborough (1), Canterbury (1)

Number of community cases (total)

9,814 (in current community outbreak)

Number of active cases (total)

6,811

Confirmed cases (total)

12,617

Cases epidemiologically linked (total)

7,205

Contacts

 

Number of active contacts being managed (total):

6,823

Percentage who have received an outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements)

83%

Percentage who have returned at least one result

76%

Tests

Number of tests total (last 24 hours)

15,830

Tests rolling average (last 7 days)

26,117

Auckland tests total (last 24 hours)

7,262

Wastewater

 

Wastewater detections

No unexpected results to report

NZ COVID Tracer

 

Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday

2,881,754

Manual diary entries in 24 hours to midday

34,675

My Vaccine Pass

 

My vaccine pass downloads total

4,179,852

My vaccine pass downloads (last 24 hours)

27,247

New cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

10 December

Germany

UAE

Day 1 / routine

Christchurch

3 November*

Cambodia

Singapore

Day 4 / routine

Auckland

*Today’s cases

"Today, we are reporting new community cases in Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Nelson-Marborough and Canterbury," says an MOH spokesperson.

"Both the Taranaki and Nelson-Tasman cases were first announced over the weekend but are being officially included in the case numbers today.

"One of today’s border cases had previously been classified as under investigation. They have now been confirmed as a case."

Regional updates

"We are continuing to ask anyone in New Zealand with symptoms – no matter how mild – to get tested, even if you’re fully vaccinated. Please remain isolated until you return a negative test result."

Testing and vaccination centre locations nationwide can be found on the Healthpoint website.

Auckland

Today, there are 97 new cases being reported in Auckland.

Health and welfare providers are now supporting 2746 people to isolate at home, including 709 cases.

Canterbury update

There is one linked case to report in Christchurch today.

The case is a household member of previously reported cases and was already in a managed isolation facility when they tested positive.

Christchurch testing locations and opening hours are available on Healthpoint’s website and information about vaccination clinics is available on the DHB’s

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