12 Mar 2021

Covid-19 update: One new case in managed isolation

1:34 pm on 12 March 2021

There has been one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation reported in New Zealand, with no new community cases in the past 24 hours.

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Earlier today, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that Auckland would move to alert level 1 at midday after 14 days of no new community cases.

In a statement released this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said the one new imported case reported today arrived on 7 March from India via the UAE.

The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 86, and the total number of confirmed cases is 2061.

The Ministry said all contacts of the air crew case from earlier this month have returned negative results from initial testing.

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