No new community cases; 4 cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation 20 June

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There are four new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update on Friday.

Five previously reported cases have now recovered. The number of active cases in New Zealand is 22.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is one. Since 1 January 2021, there have been 76 historical cases, out of a total of 546 cases.

Our total number of confirmed cases is 2,362.

New border cases in New Zealand

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/

quarantine location

16 JunePhilippinesSingaporeDay 1/routine testRotorua
17 JuneIndiaQatarDay 1/routine testAuckland
15 JuneAfghanistanUnited Arab EmiratesDay 3/routine testAuckland
17 JuneUSADirectDay 0/routine testChristchurch

New South Wales travellers

Quarantine Free Travel with New South Wales remains in place at this time. New Zealand public health officials are regularly reviewing developments in the Australian State and advice will be updated, if and when required.

New Zealand health officials have determined that, at this time, the COVID-19 public health risk to New Zealand remains low.

Last night the Ministry of Health updated its advice for anyone in New Zealand who was at the Westfield Bondi Junction mall in Sydney last weekend.

Anyone in New Zealand at the Westfield Bondi Junction mall (including the car park) in Sydney’s Bondi Junction on Saturday 12 June between 11am to 12pm or Sunday 13 June between 1pm to 2pm and 4pm to 4:30pm should get tested immediately.

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