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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. 

There are six new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update yesterday. 

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is two.  

The case reported in a recent returnee in managed isolation yesterday as historical has been reclassified as not a case. 

The total number of active cases in New Zealand today is 25.  

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,302.  

Since 1 January 2021, there have been 60 historical cases, out of a total of 486 cases.  

New border cases  

Arrival date    From    Via    Positive test day/reason    Managed isolation/ 
quarantine location   
14 May  India  Qatar  Day 3 / Contact of a case  Auckland 
14 May  Qatar    Day 3 / Routine  Auckland 
15 May  Qatar    Day 2 / Routine  Auckland 
17 May  Bahrain  UAE  Day 0 / Routine  Auckland 
17 May  Turkey  UAE  Day 0 / Routine  Auckland 
17 May  Maldives  UAE  Day 0 / Routine  Auckland 

Wellington wastewater  

An update on the results from wastewater samples from the Wellington region tested for COVID-19 will be issued this afternoon.  

Testing information 

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 2,090,622.  

Laboratories processed 5,324 tests yesterday. The seven-day rolling average is 3,673. 

For all testing locations nationwide visit the Healthpoint website

NZ COVID Tracer 

NZ COVID Tracer now has 2,825,912 registered users. 

Poster scans have reached 270,727,399 and users have created 10,152,608 manual diary entries. 

There have been 549,347 scans in the last 24 hours to midday yesterday. 

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