New Zealand reports 7 new Covid-19 cases

Wellington, Sep 17 : New Zealand on Thursday reported seven new coronavirus cases, all detected in a managed isolation facility, taking the total to 1,458, said the Ministry of Health.

With the exception of one arrival from Uzbekistan, the new cases were detected as a result of day 3 testing and are now in quarantine, reports Xinhua news agency.

There were no new community cases, said the Ministry.

Currently, there are four people hospitalized with Covid-19, with no cases in ICU.

With Thursday's new cases and nine additional recovered cases, the total number of active cases in New Zealand is 77.

Of those, 33 are imported cases in managed isolation facilities, and 44 are community cases, it said.

The country's death toll stood at 25.



Source: IANS