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New Zealand reports 3 new cases of coronavirus

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 17, 2020
New Zealand reported three new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.
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According to the ministry, all three cases were imported cases detected in managed isolation facilities. The first case arrived from Britain via Singapore on Oct. 9. The second and third imported cases arrived from the United Arab Emirates on Oct. 13.

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The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in New Zealand reached 1,527, which was the number the country reported to the World Health Organization.

The total number of active coronavirus cases is 40, none are active community cases. There is no one in the hospital with coronavirus in New Zealand, said the ministry.

Laboratories across New Zealand processed 4,794 more tests, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 1,026,725.

New Zealand is currently on coronavirus Alert Level 1. Saturday is the election day for the New Zealand 2020 General Election and referendums.