The Ministry of Health has confirmed that 11 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the community this afternoon, including three.
In a statement, the Ministry of Health said there are now 31 cases from the outbreak of the Auckland community.
“All cases are being transferred to a securely managed isolation facility, under strict infection prevention and control procedures, including the use of full PPE.”
The ministry said the trio had recently traveled to Auckland in Wellington and visited places of interest there.
The 11 new community cases reported today include three separate cases in which previously reported cases were in the family bubble, while today’s two cases are simultaneously in the family bubble.
“Public health officials are currently conducting interviews to find out how new cases were affected and to determine further details of their movements. We will continue to release this information as it becomes available.”
He also said that a staff member of International Air New Zealand reported yesterday that it had now been confirmed as a border-related case, and not linked to the Auckland outbreak, as a result of the entire genome sequencing. On the basis of
There are also two new cases of administrative isolation, the ministry said.
27,899 tests were performed across New Zealand.
The ministry said Auckland was the busiest day of testing centers ever, with more than 50 per cent.
“More than 24,000 community tests were performed in Auckland yesterday, in more than 8,000 community testing centers and around 16,000 in general practice and urgent care clinics. Police are helping to manage the flow of traffic to the sites.
“There are 13 community testing centers available for testing in Auckland today, including seven pop-up community testing centers, including Narrow Neck, St. Lucas, Virao Valley, St. John’s, Albany, Manger East and Pakuranga Heights.” Staff, students and veterans, who are considered close contacts. “
About 26,600 brooms have also been taken from Auckland City Hospital staff and so far all have been negative, with fully vaccinated staff members working there while inadvertently potentially infectious.
Before today North Coast Hospital. The operation was carried out after it was confirmed that a patient who has now tested positive for Covid 19 was treated there. New Zealand Post There was also a positive case this morning of Covid 19, a temporary worker at his Auckland Operations Center in Highbrook.
The cabinet is currently meeting to decide whether to change the country’s alert level settings and it is expected to be announced at 3 p.m.
This is an official Cowade 19 alert.
All New Zealand. Coved 19 Alert is now at Level 4.
Alert levels will be assessed after 3 days for all areas except Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula, which are likely to remain at 4 levels for an initial period of 7 days.
A community case of Covid 19 has been identified.
Stay at home Where possible, follow the Alert Level 4 instructions. This will stop the spread of Covid 19 and save lives.
All are requested:
Wear a mask whenever you leave the house and keep a distance of 2 meters from others.
If you are sick, call your doctor or health line on 0800 358 5453 for a test.
Keep scanning QR codes whenever you leave your home.
Follow good hygiene – wash your hands often.
Services including supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics and petrol stations will remain open at Alert Level 4. Covering the face is a must for everyone – both employees and customers – on businesses and services that involve customer interaction.
Go to Alert Level 4 for more information. [the government website www.covid19.govt.nz]
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