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COVID-19 & vaccination update 9 September


9 September

Cases  
Number of new community cases 13 * 
Number of new cases identified at the border Five (two plus three historical) 
Location of new cases Auckland 
Location of community cases (total) Auckland 851 (256 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (nine of whom have recovered) 
Number of community cases (total) 868 (in current community outbreak) 
Cases infectious in the community Six (40%) of yesterday’s 15 cases have exposure events 
Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infected Nine (60%) of yesterday’s 15 cases 
Cases epidemiologically linked Seven of today’s cases 
Cases to be epidemiologically linked Six of today’s cases 
Cases epidemiologically linked (total) 838 (in current cluster) (30 unlinked) 
Number of sub-clusters Eight epidemiologically linked subclusters. The two largest subclusters are the Mangere church group: 374; and Birkdale social network cluster: 76. 
There are nine epidemiologically unlinked subclusters. 
Cases in hospital 31 (total): North Shore (6); Auckland (13); Middlemore (12) 
Cases in ICU or HDU Five 
Confirmed cases (total) 3,491 since pandemic began 
Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total) 134 out of 1,673 since 1 Jan 2021 ** 
Contacts  
Number of contacts identified (total) 38,126 
Percentage who have received 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) 122 (as at 10am 5 September) 
Tests  
Number of tests (total) 3,100,261 
Number of tests total (last 24 hours) 17,684 
Tests rolling average (last 7 days) 10,856 
Tests in Auckland (last 24 hours) 8,472 
Testing centres in Auckland 22 
Wastewater  
Wastewater detections No unexpected detections in past 24 hours 
COVID-19 vaccine update  
Vaccines administered to date (total) 4,100,658; 1st doses: 2,711,485; 2nd doses: 1,389,172 
Vaccines administered yesterday (total) 66,935; 1st doses: 48,491; 2nd doses: 18,444 
Mâori 1st doses: 250,521; 2nd doses: 122,266 
Pacific Peoples 1st doses: 159,836; 2nd doses: 83,252 
NZ COVID-19 tracer  
Registered users (total) 3,183,822 
Poster scans (total) 344,396,830 
Manual diary entries (total) 15,772,051 
Poster scans in 24 hours to midday yesterday 1,624,160

New cases identified at the border

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/quarantine location 
4 September United Arab Emirates Direct Day 3 / routine Auckland 
6 September Full travel history to be determined Full travel history to be determined Day 0 / routine Auckland

Historical cases identified at the border

Arrival date From Via Positive test day/reason Managed isolation/quarantine location 
25 August South Africa Qatar and Australia Day 3 / routine Auckland 
2 September Sri Lanka Qatar and Australia Day 1 / routine Auckland 
2 September Qatar Direct Day 0 / routine Auckland

*Today’s community case total includes a case we reported on Tuesday as one that was yet to be classified. It has now been classified as a community case.

**There’s a total of four historical cases to report today – the fourth is a previously reported community case which has been reclassified.

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