There have now been more than 3.7 million My Vaccine Passes issued, including more than 82,000 on Sunday. The first weekend with My Vaccine Passes in use went smoothly, with no major issues reported.
On Thursday night the Ministry of Health began emailing temporary exemptions to people who are waiting for individual assistance needed to obtain their My Vaccine Pass.
By Friday afternoon, 65,497 temporary exemptions had been provided.
There are still about 11,000 people whose email address or contact details were not clear, and we are working through this to provide them exemptions.
Today, we are reporting new community cases in Auckland, Waikato, and Canterbury.
The Canterbury cases were first announced yesterday but are being officially reported in today’s figures.
In addition, we are announcing four new cases in Nelson-Marlborough, which will be officially reported in tomorrow’s figures.
One previously reported community case was reclassified as a border case. Therefore, the total number of cases associated with the outbreak has increased by 134, not 135.
We’re continuing to ask anyone in New Zealand with symptoms – no matter how mild – to get tested, even if you’re vaccinated. Please remain isolated until you return a negative test result.
If you are not vaccinated, now is the time, as vaccination is the number one defence against COVID-19. Your DHB or local health provider will have plenty of opportunities to make this happen.
Testing and vaccination centre locations nationwide can be found on the Healthpoint website.
Today, there are 125 new cases being reported in Auckland.
Health staff are now supporting 3,123 people to isolate at home, including 847 cases.
The number and location of testing sites are regularly assessed by health staff to ensure there is good testing and vaccination centre coverage.
There are eight new cases being reported today in Waikato, with five in Te Kūiti and one each in Huntly, Ōtorohanga and Ngāruawāhia.
All eight new cases have been linked to previous cases.
Nine pop-up and dedicated testing sites are operating across Waikato today in Piopio, Hamilton, Te Kūiti, Taumarunui, Huntly, Ngāruawāhia and Ōtorohanga.
Meanwhile, across the region, public health staff are now supporting 108 cases to isolate at home.
Two cases are receiving care at Waikato Hospital, including one in ICU.
Today we are announcing four new cases in Nelson-Tasman, all of which were reported after the official cut off period so will be added officially to tomorrow’s numbers.
Of these new cases, three are linked to existing cases and investigations into possible connections for the fourth new case are continuing.
Public health officials continue to manage several hundred contacts associated with exposures at two schools in Nelson. No further cases have been identified from these school exposures to date.
Locations of interest are regularly added to the Ministry’s website so people living in Nelson-Tasman is asked to keep checking for any updates.
Several pop-up testing sites are open in Nelson-Tasman today:
Anyone with any symptoms that could be COVID-19, even if they are mild and you are vaccinated, are asked to please get a test.
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