No new COVID-19 community cases; 1 case in managed isolation 7 March

There are no new cases in the community to report today.

There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation.

New border case details

Arrival dateFromViaPositive test day/reasonManaged isolation/quarantine location
4 MarSouth AfricaQatarDay 1 / routineAuckland

The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 72. Our total number of confirmed cases is 2043.

The total number of tests processed by laboratories to date is 1,779,213.

On Saturday, 6,733 tests were processed. The total number of tests in the last seven days is 71,831. The seven-day rolling average up to yesterday is 10,262 tests processed.

Historical cases

Since January 1, there have now been 37 historical cases, out of a total of 233 cases.

Alert Levels

The Auckland region moved to Alert Level 2 this morning and will remain there until 6am Sunday 14 March. At Alert Level 2 people can go to school and work, travel between regions, and attend gatherings of up to 100 people.

The remainder of New Zealand is now at Alert Level 1. Wearing masks on domestic flights and all public transport still applies at Level 1.

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