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Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health

Cases     

  • Number of new community cases: 13 * 
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: Five (two plus three historical) 
  • Location of new cases: Auckland 
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland 851 (256 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (nine of whom have recovered) 
  • Number of community cases (total): 868 (in current community outbreak) 
  • Cases infectious in the community: Six (40%) of yesterday’s 15 cases have exposure events 
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infected: Nine (60%) of yesterday’s 15 cases 
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: Seven of today’s cases 
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: Six of today’s cases 
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 838 (in current cluster) (30 unlinked) 
  • Number of sub-clusters: Eight epidemiologically linked subclusters. The two largest subclusters are the Mangere church group: 374; and Birkdale social network cluster: 76. 
  • There are nine epidemiologically unlinked subclusters. 
  • Cases in hospital: 31 (total): North Shore (6); Auckland (13); Middlemore (12) 
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Five 
  • Confirmed cases (total): 3,491 since pandemic began 
  • Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total): 134 out of 1,673 since 1 Jan 2021 ** 

Contacts

  • Number of contacts identified (total): 38,126 
  • Percentage who have received outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements): 87% 
  • Percentage with at least one test result: 92% 
  • Locations of interest: 
  • Locations of interest (total): 122 (as at 10am 5 September) 

Tests

  • Number of tests (total): 3,100,261 
  • Number of tests total (last 24 hours): 17,684 
  • Tests rolling average (last 7 days): 10,856 
  • Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours): 8,472 
  • Testing centres in Auckland: 22 

Wastewater

  • Wastewater detections: No unexpected detections in past 24 hours 

COVID-19 vaccine update

  • Vaccines administered to date (total): 4,100,658; 1st doses: 2,711,485; 2nd doses: 1,389,172 
  • Vaccines administered yesterday (total): 66,935; 1st doses: 48,491; 2nd doses: 18,444 
  • Mâori: 1st doses: 250,521; 2nd doses: 122,266 
  • Pacific Peoples: 1st doses: 159,836; 2nd doses: 83,252 

NZ COVID-19 tracer

Registered users (total): 3,183,822 

Poster scans (total): 344,396,830 

Manual diary entries (total): 15,772,051 

Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday: 1,624,160

New cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

4 September

United Arab Emirates

Direct

Day 3 / routine

Auckland

6 September Full travel history to be determined Full travel history to be determined Day 0 / routine Auckland
Historical cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

25 August

South Africa

Qatar and Australia Day 3 / routine

Auckland

2 September Sri Lanka Qatar and Australia Day 1 / routine Auckland
2 September Qatar Direct Day 0 / routine Auckland

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