Daily COVID-19 update - 49 community cases


Daily COVID-19 update - 49 community cases

Media release from Ministry of Health
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Wuhan coronavirus CDC

Forty-nine community cases of COVID-19; four new cases in managed isolation; more than 89,000 vaccines administered yesterday

Number of new community cases 49
Number of new cases identified at the border 4
Location of new cases Auckland (49)
Location of community cases (total) Auckland 720; Wellington 16
Number of community cases (total) 736 (in current community outbreak)
Cases infectious in the community 36% of yesterday’s cases have exposure events
Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infected 64% of yesterday’s cases
Cases epidemiologically linked 34 of today’s cases
Cases to be epidemiologically linked 15 of today’s cases
Cases epidemiologically linked (total) 671 (in current cluster) (65 unlinked)
Number of sub-clusters Seven. The two largest subclusters are the Mangere church group: 332; and Birkdale social network cluster: 75
Cases in hospital 42 (total): North Shore (8); Middlemore (19); Auckland (15).
Cases in ICU or HDU 6
Confirmed cases (total) 3,340 since pandemic began
Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total) 126 out of 1,526 since 1 Jan 2021
Number of contacts identified (total) 37,359
Percentage who have received outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements) 81%
Percentage with at least one test result 86%
Locations of interest
Locations of interest (total) 308 (as at 12pm, 2 September)
Number of tests (total) 3,024,268
Number of tests total (last 24 hours) 17,683
Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours) 6,757
Tests rolling average (last 7 days) 24,222
Testing centres in Auckland 25
Wastewater detections No unexpected detections in past 24 hours
Whole genome sequencing
Links to current outbreak 469 cases to date have been sequenced.
COVID-19 vaccine update
Vaccines administered to date (total) 3.59m; 1st doses: 2.35m; 2nd doses: 1.23m
Vaccines administered yesterday (total) 89,546; 1st doses: 62,218; 2nd doses: 27,328
Mâori 1st doses: 215,248; 2nd doses: 110,762
Pacific Peoples 1st doses:138,733; 2nd doses: 75,578
NZ COVID-19 tracer
Registered users (total) 3,132,649
Poster scans (total) 335,540,705
Manual diary entries (total) 15,136,609
Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday 983,104

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
28 August* Afghanistan Australia Day 3 / routine Auckland
28 August* Afghanistan Australia Day 3 / routine Auckland
28 August Germany Singapore Day 3 / routine Auckland
30 August United Kingdom United Arab Emirates Day 1 / routine Auckland

*These cases were in a travel bubble together.