There are no new cases of Covid-19 today, and still just one active case, the Health Ministry has confirmed.
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In a statement released this afternoon, the Ministry of Health said there were no new cases for the ninth straight day.
The total number of confirmed cases remains at 1154. The combined total of confirmed and probable cases is 1504.
There have been no further deaths.
After a week of no new cases, the number of active cases dropped to one on Friday.
There were 2111 tests carried out yesterday, and 280,983 have now been processed in total.
The most recent case in the Southern district was reported on 18 April. Since then there have been no new cases in the district, making today the 43rd consecutive day of no new cases in the Southern DHB region.
Source: rnz.co.nz Republished by arrangement.