• Six cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation over three days

Six cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation over three days

There have been six new positive Covid-19 border-related cases in managed isolation and no new community cases over the past three days.

Of the new cases, two arrived from India via United Arab Emirates on March 21 and March 30. One arrived from the United Kingdom on March 29, while another arrived from the United States on April 2.

Two people arrived from Egypt on April 1 and were in a travel bubble with each other. 

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 and the total number of confirmed cases is 2,151.

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

In 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/