New Zealand reports 4 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

2020-11-17 02:35:56 GMT2020-11-17 10:35:56(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

WELLINGTON, Nov. 17 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation.

One arrived from Qatar via Australia on Nov. 5 and tested positive at routine testing around day 12 of their stay in managed isolation, according to the Ministry of Health.

Two arrived from Britain via Qatar and Australia on Thursday and tested positive at routine testing around day 3 of their stay in managed isolation.

One arrived from France via Qatar and Australia and also tested positive at routine testing.

One previously reported case has now recovered, which means there are 61 active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand. The country's total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is now 1,649, according to the ministry. Enditem

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