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New Zealand reports no new case of coronavirus

Christian Fernsby ▼ | July 26, 2020
New Zealand reported no new case of coronavirus overnight, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Sunday, as the total number of confirmed cases remained at 1,206.
New Zealand   Wellington
The total number of active cases in New Zealand's managed isolation and quarantine facilities remained at 21. There was no one receiving hospital-level care for coronavirus, it is said.

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It has been 86 days since the last case of coronavirus was acquired locally from an unknown source, said the ministry statement.

Laboratories across New Zealand completed 1,754 tests, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 455,677.

The ministry reiterated the importance of tests, as part of the country's overall strategy to detect any community case of COVID-19 as quickly as possible.

"We all have a part to play and we're encouraging anyone who is offered a swab to take up that offer," said the ministry.