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129 community cases of COVID-19 today

120 in Auckland, the rest in Waikato

There are 129 new community cases today; 120 are in Auckland and nine are in the Waikato.

As at 9am today, 64 of these cases are linked, of whom 25 are household contacts, and 65 remain unlinked with investigations continuing to help determine their connection to the current outbreak.

Here’s a breakdown of the numbers:

  • Number of new community cases: 129
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: Five
  • Location of new community cases: Auckland (120) Waikato (9)
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland 2,299 (1,366 of whom have recovered); Waikato 73 (12 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (all of whom have recovered)
    Number of community cases (total): 2,389 (in current community outbreak)
  • Cases infectious in the community 48 of yesterday’s 102 cases have exposure events
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious 54 of yesterday’s 102 cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: 64 of today’s 129 cases
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: 65 of today’s 129 cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 2,115 (in the current cluster) (195 unlinked from the past 14 days)
  • Cases in hospital: 51 (total): North Shore (8); Middlemore (18); Auckland (24); Waikato (1)
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Five
  • Confirmed cases (total): 5090 since pandemic began
  • Historical cases, since 1 Jan 2021 (total)*: 173 out of 3,275 since 1 Jan 2021

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