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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

Cases

  • Number of new community cases     20 
  • Number of new cases identified at the border     Three (and one historical) 
  • Location of new cases     Auckland 
  • Location of community cases (total)     Auckland 804 (114 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (three of whom have recovered)
  • Number of community cases (total)     821 (in current community outbreak) 
  • Cases infectious in the community     Five (25%) of yesterday’s cases have exposure events 
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infected     15 (75%) of yesterday’s cases 
  • Cases epidemiologically linked     15 of today’s cases 
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked     Five of today’s cases 
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total)     788 (in current cluster) (33 unlinked) 
  • Number of sub-clusters     Eight epidemiologically linked subclusters. The two largest subclusters are the Mangere church group: 363; and Birkdale social network cluster: 76. 
  • And six epidemiologically unlinked subclusters. 
  • Cases in hospital     40 (total): North Shore (8); Middlemore (18); Auckland (14) 
  • Cases in ICU or HDU     6 
  • Confirmed cases (total)     3,436 since pandemic began 
  • Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total)     129 out of 1,618 since 1 Jan 2021

Contacts

  • Number of contacts identified (total)     38,058* 
  • Percentage who have received outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements)     86% 
  • Percentage with at least one test result     91%

Locations of interest

  • Locations of interest (total)     122 (as at 10am 6 September)

Tests

  • Number of tests (total)     3,062,093 
  • Number of tests total (last 24 hours)     4,750 
  • Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours)     2,088 
  • Tests rolling average (last 7 days)     13,488 
  • Testing centres in Auckland     22

Wastewater

  • Wastewater detections     No unexpected detections in the past 24 hours.

COVID-19 vaccine update

  • Vaccines administered to date (total)     3,890,178; 1st doses: 2,564,936; 2nd doses: 1,325,242 
  • Vaccines administered yesterday (total)     38,710; 1st doses: 26,738; 2nd doses: 11,972 
  • Māori     1st doses: 234,863; 2nd doses: 117,211 
  • Pacific Peoples     1st doses:151,365; 2nd doses: 80,265

NZ COVID-19 tracer

  • Registered users (total)     3,151,533 
  • Poster scans (total)     339,584,762 
  • Manual diary entries (total)     15,459,174 
  • Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday     852,546

*This denominator may fluctuate due to additional contacts being identified and/or the Ministry excluding records, for instance duplicates, following further contact tracing investigations. 

There may be some delays in providing data in some instances. On these occasions, we will use data from the day before and clearly note this.

New cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

1 September

Serbia and Montenegro United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine

Auckland

1 September Serbia and Montenegro United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine

Auckland

2 September

United Kingdom

Singapore

Day 1 / routine

Auckland

Historical cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

28 August

Afghanistan United Arab Emirates

Day 3 / routine

Auckland

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