20 community cases of Covid-19

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

September 12, 2021

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 905 (342 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (10 of whom have recovered)
Number of community cases (total) 922 (in current community outbreak)
Cases infectious in the community Ten (43%) of yesterday’s 23 cases have exposure events
Cases not infectious in the community 13 (57%) of yesterday’s 23 cases
Cases epidemiologically linked 12 of today’s cases
Cases to be epidemiologically linked Eight of today’s cases
Cases epidemiologically linked (total) 888 (in current cluster) (34 unlinked)
Number of sub-clusters Eight epidemiologically linked subclusters. The two largest subclusters are the Mangere church group: 379; and Birkdale social network cluster: 76. There are nine epidemiologically unlinked subclusters.
Cases in hospital 18 (total): North Shore (4); Middlemore (8); Auckland (6)
Cases in ICU or HDU Four
Confirmed cases (total) 3,557 since the pandemic began
Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total) 140 out of 1,739 since 1 Jan 2021
Contacts
Number of contacts identified (total) 38,538
Percentage who have received an 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) 133 (as at 10am 12 September)
Tests
Number of tests (total) 3,140,288
Number of tests total (last 24 hours) 10,958
Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours) 4,928
Tests rolling average (last 7 days) 11,884
Testing centres in Auckland 19
Wastewater
Wastewater detections No unexpected detections in the past 24 hours
COVID-19 vaccine update
Vaccines administered to date (total) 4,291,272; 1st doses: 2,841,961; 2nd doses: 1,449,311
Vaccines administered yesterday (total) 61,810; 1st doses: 38,617; 2nd doses: 23,193
Māori 1st doses: 263,921; 2nd doses: 127,009
Pacific Peoples 1st doses: 171,158; 2nd doses: 87,335
NZ COVID-19 tracer
Registered users (total) 3,206,211
Poster scans (total) 352,002,725
Manual diary entries (total) 16,047,758
Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday 2,600,276

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
4 September Full travel history to be confirmed United Arab Emirates Day 6 / routine Auckland
4 September Serbia and Montenegro United Arab Emirates Day 6 / routine Auckland
4 September India United Arab Emirates Day 6 / routine Auckland

Historical case identified at the border

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/quarantine location
7 September Sweden Denmark & United Arab Emirates Day 1 / routine Christchurch