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21 community cases of Covid-19 – the latest from the Ministry of Health

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September 7, 2021

Cases
Number of new community cases 21. There’s one additional case which is yet to be classified as either a community case or a border case. This is being investigated.
Number of new cases identified at the border Zero
Location of new cases Auckland
Location of community cases (total) Auckland 824 (138 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (eight of whom have recovered)
Number of community cases (total) 841 (in current community outbreak). Note one of the previously reported cases has been reclassified as a duplicate.
Cases infectious in the community Four (20%) of yesterday’s cases have exposure events – all of which predated the request to isolate.
Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infected 16 (76%) of yesterday’s cases
Cases epidemiologically linked 20 of today’s cases
Cases to be epidemiologically linked One from today’s cases
Cases epidemiologically linked (total) 817 (in current cluster) (24 unlinked)
Number of sub-clusters Eight epidemiologically linked sub-clusters. The two largest sub-clusters are the Mangere church group: 368; and Birkdale social network cluster: 76.
There are nine epidemiologically unlinked sub-clusters.
Cases in hospital 39 (total): North Shore (7); Auckland (17) Middlemore (15);
Cases in ICU or HDU 6
Confirmed cases (total) 3813 since pandemic began
Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total) ** 130 out of 1639 since 1 Jan 2021
Contacts
Number of contacts identified (total) * 37,971
Percentage who have received outbound call from contact tracers (to confirm testing and isolation requirements) 87%
Percentage with at least one test result 91%
Locations of interest
Locations of interest (total) 114 (as at 10am 7 September)
Tests
Number of tests (total) 3,069,348
Number of tests total (last 24 hours) 7255
Tests rolling average (last 7 days) 12,131
Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours) 5852
Testing centres in Auckland 22
Wastewater
Wastewater detections No unexpected detections in the past 24 hours.
Covid-19 vaccine update
Vaccines administered to date (total) 3,958,607; 1st doses: 2,611,510; 2nd doses: 1,347,097
Vaccines administered yesterday (total) 66,310; 1st doses: 44,641; 2nd doses: 21,669
Mâori 1st doses: 239,661; 2nd doses: 118,866
Pacific Peoples 1st doses: 154,196; 2nd doses: 81,272
NZ Covid-19 tracer
Registered users (total) 3,160,760
Poster scans (total) 340,588,751
Manual diary entries (total) 15,564,652
Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday 907,213

*This denominator may fluctuate due to additional contacts being identified and/or the Ministry excluding records, for instance duplicates, following further contact tracing investigations.
**A previously reported case, reported on 18 August, has now been deemed as historical.

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