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No new case of COVID-19 in New Zealand

04 Jul 2020, 12:44 GMT+10

Wellington, July 4 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported no new case of COVID-19 overnight on Saturday, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.

The number of active cases in New Zealand remains at 18, all of which are in managed isolation or quarantine facilities. There are no cases of COVID-19 in the community, said the ministry statement.

The total number of confirmed cases in New Zealand remained at 1,180, which is the number New Zealand report to the World Health Organization.

One person remained in Auckland City Hospital in a stable condition.

New Zealand laboratories completed 2,900 tests over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of tests completed to date to 411,932. The seven-day rolling average of tests was 3,500.

The NZ COVID Tracer app has recorded 588,000 registrations. General public in New Zealand are encouraged to download and use the official contact tracing app.

"It continues to provide us with up to date contact information to support our contact tracing efforts in Level 1. This remains key to New Zealand's elimination strategy," said the Ministry of Health.

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