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20 new community cases of COVID-19

20 new community cases of COVID-19

Posted September 12, 2021
Health

Media Release: Ministry of Health

20 community cases of COVID-19; three new cases in managed isolation; one historical case; more than 61,000 vaccines administered yesterday

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) 0- 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