There has been one new case of Covid-19 reported in managed isolation in New Zealand today.
The new case is a woman in her 20s who arrived in New Zealand on 2 July from London, via Doha and Sydney.
She had been in managed isolation at the Sudima Christchurch Airport and is now in quarantine.
She had previously been identified as a close contact of another case. Regular testing was carried out and the woman tested positive on day 6 of quarantine.
There have now been a total of 1193 confirmed cases.
There have been no further recovered cases today, so the total number of active cases is now 24.
There was no media conference today. In a statment, the Health Ministry said it had now been 71 days since the last case of Covid-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.
There were two new cases reported yesterday.
New Zealand's laboratories processed 2057 tests yesterday.
- If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs) or call your GP - don't show up at a medical centre
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