Second Day Of No New Covid-19 Cases In Clutha/Southland

Apr 09, 2020
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Today there are 29 new cases of COVID-19 to report – made up of 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 6 new probable cases.  None of these in the Clutha/Southland region. There are no additional deaths to report.

There are now 317 reported cases of COVID-19 which we can confirm have recovered – an increase of 35 on yesterday.

We now report more people recovered than new combined cases.
The combined total of confirmed and probable cases in New Zealand is 1239.

Another day of no new Covid-19 cases in Clutha/Southland region, the total is same as yesterday 56 confirmed cases.

Related: Read Alert Levels Chart

Invercargill (40), Clutha (5), Gore (2) Southland  (9) bringing the total of confirmed cases in Clutha/Gore/Invercargill/Southland to (56).  

Today there are 14 people in hospital. That includes four in ICU – one each in Wellington, Waitemata, Counties Manukau and Southern DHBs. Two of these ICU patients in Southern and Waitemata are in a critical condition.

According to the SDHB, there are currently two patients with COVID-19 in Southern hospitals. Lakes District Hospital has one patient, who is in stable condition. Dunedin Hospital also has one patient who is in critical but stable condition.

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For those cases we have information on, we are still seeing a strong but declining link to overseas travel (41%), and growing links to confirmed cases within New Zealand (44%) including those in clusters we already know about and community transmission (2%). We are still investigating 13% of cases.

Image: Southern DHB

Compared to yesterday (Wednesday)

Related: Read Alert Levels Chart Image: Southern DHB[/caption]

 

There are still 12 significant clusters. Our three largest clusters remain the same: Matamata (64, up 2 on yesterday); Bluff (87 up 6); and Marist College (84, no change).

Related:Read Alert Levels Chart

Significant clusters in NZ as at 9 April 2020
Clusters under investigation Location Total  New (24 hrs) Origin
Marist College Auckland 84 0
Wedding Bluff 87 6 Overseas exposure
Hospitality venue Matamata 64 2 Overseas exposure
World Hereford Conference Queenstown 36 3 Overseas exposure
Workplace Auckland 24 -1 Unknown
Private function Auckland 23 3 Unknown
Aged residential care facility Christchurch 21 1 Overseas exposure
Group travel to US Wellington 19 0 Overseas exposure
Ruby Princess cruise ship Hawke’s Bay 16 0 Overseas exposure
Group travel to US Auckland 15 0 Overseas exposure
Aged residential care facility Waikato 13 0 Overseas exposure
Wedding Wellington 13 0 Overseas exposure

The Ministry of Health is now only publicly reporting clusters with 10 or more cases. All clusters are being investigated by public health officials. These figures include confirmed and probable cases. We are working to provide appropriate information on clusters.

* A decrease in numbers is due to probable cases being reclassified as not a case.

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