18 Jul 2020

One new case of Covid-19 in New Zealand today

1:14 pm on 18 July 2020

There has been one new case of Covid-19 in managed isolation in New Zealand today.

Covid-19 coronavirus particles, illustration.

Photo: AFP

The latest case is a man in his 50s who arrived in New Zealand on 12 July from Central Africa via Tanzania, Doha and Brisbane. He was transferred to the quarantine facility in Auckland yesterday.

There are now 22 active cases in New Zealand, all in quarantine.

There have now been a total of 1200 cases of the coronavirus in New Zealand.

Yesterday 2403 tests were carried out.

There was also one new case yesterday - a man in his 30s who arrived from Pakistan and is at a hotel in Rotorua.

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