Coronavirus: No new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.

With zero new cases and seven recovered cases, Aotearoa now has 70 active cases of the illness. Of these, 33 are imported cases and 37 are community cases.

Overall, New Zealand has recorded 1458 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

The Ministry of Health said in a statement that 54 people linked to the Auckland community cluster remain in the city's quarantine facility. That includes 22 people who have tested positive for the virus as well as their household contacts.

Four people are in hospital with COVID-19. One is in Auckland City Hospital, one is in North Shore Hospital, and there are two in Middlemore. Three are in isolation on a ward, while the fourth is in intensive care at Middlemore.

Since August 12, the national contact tracing service has identified 3912 close contacts of cases, of which 3908 have been contacted and are self-isolating. The ministry is in the process of contacting the rest.

On Thursday, labs processed 7360 tests, taking the country's total to 897,077.

There are now 2,233,900 users registered with the COVID Tracer App. It has recorded 64,268,260 scans and users have created 3,027,678 manual diary entries.