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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 of these cases are historical)
  • Location of new cases: Auckland
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland 979 (445 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (15 of whom have recovered)
  • Number of community cases (total): 996 (in current community outbreak)
  • Cases infectious in the community: Five (42%) of yesterday’s cases have exposure events
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious: 7 (58%) of yesterday’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: 10 of today’s cases
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: Three of today’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 966 (in current cluster) (10 unlinked from past fortnight)
  • Number of sub-clusters: Nine epidemiologically linked subclusters. The three largest subclusters are the Māngere church group: 381; and Birkdale social network cluster: 77; secondary community transmission associated with the Māngere church group 164.
  • There are ten epidemiologically unlinked subclusters.
  • Cases in hospital: 19 (total): North Shore (3); Auckland (6); Middlemore (10)
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Four
  • Confirmed cases (total): 3,643 since pandemic began
  • Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total): 149 out of 1,825 since 1 Jan 2021

Contacts

  • Number of active contacts being managed (total): 963
  • Percentage who have received an outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements): 95%
  • Percentage with at least one test result: 90%

Locations of interest 

  • Locations of interest (total): 129 (as at 10am 16 September)

Tests 

  • Number of tests (total): 3,190,907
  • Number of tests total (last 24 hours): 17,578
  • Tests rolling average (last 7 days): 13,000
  • Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours): 9,100
  • Testing centres in Auckland: 22

Wastewater 

  • Wastewater detections: A follow up sample has been collected from Snells Beach, following the reported detection yesterday, with results expected in the coming days

COVID-19 vaccine update

  • Vaccines administered to date (total): 4,507,944; 1st doses: 2,978,105; 2nd doses: 1,529,839
  • Vaccines administered yesterday (total): 62,782; 1st doses: 39,775; 2nd doses: 23,007
  • Māori: 1st doses: 278,614; 2nd doses: 133,830
  • Pacific Peoples: 1st doses:180,003; 2nd doses: 92,498

NZ COVID-19 tracer

  • Registered users (total): 3,222,022
  • Poster scans (total): 361,367,341
  • Manual diary entries (total): 16,366,712
  • Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday: 2,458,985
New cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

4 September

Iran

United Arab Emirates

Day 10 / contact of a case

Auckland

*13 September

United States of America

Singapore

Day 1 / routine

Hamilton

*13 September

United States of America

Singapore

Day 1 / routine

Hamilton

*These cases are in a travel bubble together

Historical cases identified at the border

Arrival date

From

Via

Positive test day/reason

Managed isolation/quarantine location

11 September

Jordan

United Arab Emirates

Day 0 / routine

Christchurch

11 September

Sri Lanka

United Arab Emirates

Day 0 / routine

Christchurch

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