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109 community cases of COVID-19 today

2 new border cases; 87% of eligible New Zealanders receive one vaccine dose.

There are 109 new community cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand today.

As at 10am, 47 of these cases are linked – including 30 household contacts – and 62 remain unlinked, with investigations continuing to help determine their connection to the outbreak.

Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

  • Number of new community cases: 109
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: Two
  • Location of new community cases: Auckland (103), Waikato (4)*, Northland (2)
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland 2,569 (1,423 of whom have recovered); Waikato 87 (16 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (all of whom have recovered); Northland 7 (active cases); Blenheim 1 (active case)
  • Number of community cases (total): 2,681 (in current community outbreak)
  • Cases infectious in the community: 25 of yesterday’s cases have exposure events
    Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious **: 54 of yesterday’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: 47 of today’s 109 cases
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: 62 of today’s 109 cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 2,314 (in the current cluster) (307 unlinked from the past 14 days)
  • Cases in hospital: 35 (total, down from 50 yesterday): North Shore (7); Middlemore (13); Auckland (14); Waikato (1)
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 42 years old
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Five
  • Confirmed cases (total): 5,389 since pandemic began
  • Historical cases: 174 out of 3,576 since 1 Jan 2021

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