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80 new community cases of COVID-19 today

77 in Auckland, 2 in Waikato and 1 in Northland

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There are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 today.

As at 10am, 34 of these cases are linked – including 16 household contacts – and 46 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: 80
  • Number of new cases identified at the border: Five (including one historical)
  • Location of new community cases: Auckland (77), Waikato (2), Northland (1)
  • Location of community cases (total): Auckland 2,466 (1,415 of whom have recovered); Waikato 83 (16 of whom have recovered); Wellington 17 (all of whom have recovered); Northland 5, Nelson-Marlborough 1
  • Number of community cases (total): 2,572 (in current community outbreak)
  • Cases infectious in the community: 42 of yesterday’s cases have exposure events
  • Cases in isolation throughout the period they were infectious **: 61 of yesterday’s cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked: 34 of today’s 80 cases
  • Cases to be epidemiologically linked: 46 of today’s 80 cases
  • Cases epidemiologically linked (total): 2,230 (in the current cluster) (287 unlinked from the past 14 days)
  • Cases in hospital: 50 (total): North Shore (12); Waitakere (1) Middlemore (16); Auckland (20); Waikato (1)
  • Average age of current hospitalisations: 44 years old
  • Cases in ICU or HDU: Four
  • Confirmed cases (total): 5,278 since pandemic began
  • Historical cases: 174 out of 3,464 since 1 Jan 2021

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