Coronavirus: NZ has 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the community

Publish Date
Friday, 24 September 2021, 1:02PM

New Zealand has 9 new cases of Covid-19 in the community, says Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay.

All of the new cases are in Auckland.

Today a total of 902 cases are now reported as having recovered from Covid-19. All of the Wellington cases are recovered.

That brings the total number of active cases in the community in Auckland to 229 (the total number of cases in this outbreak is now 1,131).

There are 13 people in hospital, including three patients in intensive care.

Auckland has now moved to alert level 3 after five weeks at alert level 4.

The rest of the country is at alert level 2.

New Zealand has had 3,788 confirmed cases since the pandemic began last year.