Ministry of Health briefing:
- 14 new cases confirmed.
- Total is now 66.
- Five cases were in Auckland, 1 case in Northland, 1 in Canterbury, 2 in New Plymouth, 2 in Waikato, 1 in Tauranga, 1 in Coromandel, and 1 in Dunedin.
- 11 have history of international travel. 2 cases have attended World Hereford Conference at Queenstown.
- 4 probable cases outstanding
- 1200 tests yesterday, total of 6000 tests thus far.
- Ruby Princess and Celebrity Solstice passengers repatriating to NZ to enter self-isolation. Some in Australia and yet to return.
- Alert Level 2 remains in place.
- Over 70s urged to stay at home and not have contact with others.
- Attendees at the World Hereford Conference 2020 held in Queenstown may be exposed after an attendee has been diagnosed with COVID-19. They should self-isolated.
- The Government has earmarked more than $56 million to support Maori communities and businesses feeling the economic impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.
- $30 million, has been made available for targeted health funding for Maori.
- $10 million is for whanau Maori community outreach
- $15 million will go towards Whanau Ora to reach into Maori communities.
- $1 million has been made available to provide Maori businesses with advice and planning tools to tackle the economic impact of Covid-19.
COVID-19 – current cases
Information about current cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.
Last updated 1:00 pm, 22 March 2020.
|66||Auckland||20s||M||Austria to Auckland via Doha arrived 17 March- flight EK448|
|65||Northland||40s||F||Melbourne to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight JQ217|
|64||Canterbury||50s||F||San Francisco to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight NZ7|
Auckland to Christchurch on Tuesday 17 March – flight NZ523
|63||Taranaki||20s||M||Dubai to Auckland on Tuesday 17 March – flight EK448|
Auckland to New Plymouth on 18 March – flight NZ8041
|62||Taranaki||50s||M||Bangkok to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight TG0491|
Auckland to New Plymouth on 16 March – flight NZ8041
|61||Auckland||40s||F||Travel to Africa – details to come|
|60||Auckland||20s||M||Dubai to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight EK448|
|59||Auckland||60s||No international travel history – exposed at World Herefords Conference in Queenstown.|
|58||Auckland||60s||M||No international travel history – exposed at World Herefords Conference in Queenstown. Domestic travel history:|
Dunedin to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight NZ674
|57||Hamilton||60s||F||Travel history to Ireland, Dubai and Australia. Details to come.|
|56||Bay of Plenty||30s||M||Travel history to the United States of America – details to come.|
|55||Coramandel||60s||M||Honolulu to Auckland on 14 March – flight HA445 (arrived 15 March)|
|54||Waikato||40s||F||Contact with a confirmed case|
|53||Dundedin||40s||M||LA to Auckland on 14 March – flight NZ1|
Auckland to Queenstown on 14 March – flight NZ615
|51||Nelson||20s||F||Travel related, however international flights outside of infectious period. |
Domestic flights: Auckland to Nelson on 16 March – flight 5065
|49||Manawatu||20s||F||Doha to Auckland on 14 March – flight QR0920|
Auckland to Palmerston North on 16 March – flight NZ5107
|48||Manawatu||40s||M||Travel related. Queenstown to Christchurch on 13 March – flight NZ642|
Christchurch to Palmerston North on 13 March – flight NZ5181
|47||Taupo||50s||M||Dubai to Auckland on 10 March – flight EK0448|
|46||Auckland||70s||M||Dunedin to Auckland on 16 March – flight NZ674|
|45||Wellington||30s||F||Dubai to Auckland on 12 March – flight EK44|
Auckland to Wellington on 12 March – flight NZ433
|44||Wellington||50s||M||Travel related, however international flights outside of infectious period. |
Auckland to Wellington on 8 March – flight NZ449
Wellington to Hamilton on 12 March – flight NZ5810
Hamilton to Wellington on 13 March – flight NZ5823.
|43||Wellington||50s||M||Sydney to Wellington on 14 March – flight QF161.|
|42||Waikato||60s||F||Singapore to Auckland on 13 March – flight SQ0285.|
|41||Auckland||60s||M||Cruise ship travel. Domestic flights – Dunedin to Auckland on 15 March – flight NZ670.|
|40||Wellington Region||50s||M||Travel related, however flights outside of infectious period.|
|39||Otago||20s||Male||LA to Auckland on Wednesday 18 March – flight NZ554 Auckland to Queenstown on Wednesday 18 March – flight NZ615|
|38||Wellington||30s||Male||Not infectious on flight|
|37||Auckland||40s||Female||London to Doha to Auckland (on Sunday 15 March) – flight details to come.|
|36||Auckland||40s||Male||Los Angeles to Auckland – flight details to come.|
|35||Auckland||30s||Female||Los Angeles to Auckland – flight details to come.|
|34||Waikato||70s||Female||Dubai to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight EK0450|
|33||Waikato||60s||Male||Dubai to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight EK0450|
|32||Hawkes Bay||30s||Male||Doha to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight QR920 Auckland to Napier on Tuesday 17 March – flight NZ5021|
|31||Wellington||40s||Male||Melbourne to Wellington on Saturday 14 March – flight SQ247|
|30||Canterbury||50s||Male||Los Angeles to Auckland on Saturday 14 March – flight AA83|
Auckland to Christchurch on Sunday 15 March – flight and NZ535
|29||Auckland||Singapore to Auckland on 11 March|
|28||Southern DHB||Sydney to Christchurch on Friday 13 March – flight EK402|
|27||Southern DHB||30s||Female||London to Auckland on Tuesday 17 March – flight NZ1|
Auckland to Christchurch on Tuesday 17 March – flight NZ525 Christchurch to Dunedin on Tuesday 17 March – flight NZ5749
|26||Auckland||40s||Male||Melbourne to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight QF153|
|25||Auckland||60s||Male||Los Angeles to Auckland on Friday 13 March – flight NZ05|
|24||Rotorua||50s||Male||Singapore to Auckland on Friday 13 March – flight SQ285|
|23||Northland||20s||Male||Sydney to Auckland on Monday 16 March – flight VA0141|
|22||Taranaki||40s||Male||Cairo to Frankfurt (Lufthansa LH581 on Saturday 7 March) to Vancouver to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight NZ23 Auckland to New Plymouth on Sunday 15 March – flight NZ8035|
|21||Taranaki||40s||Female||Dubai to Auckland on Monday 9 March – flight EK448 Auckland to New Plymouth on Monday 9 March – flight NZ8041|
|20||Waikato||70s||Male||Singapore to Auckland on Sunday 15 March – flight SQ285|
|19||Waikato||20s||Female||Sydney to Auckland on Sunday 8 March – flight NZ112|
|18||Canterbury||40s||Female||Singapore to Christchurch on Monday 16 March – flight SQ297|
|17||Invercargill||40s||Male||Not infectious on flight|
|16||Auckland||60s||Male||Travelling from Canada (on Thursday 12 March) – flight details to come.|
|15||Auckland||60s||Male||San Francisco to Auckland on Friday 13 March – flight NZ7|
|14||Auckland||40s||Female||Not infectious on flight|
|13||Auckland||50s||Male||Dubai to Auckland on 14 March – flight EK448|
|12||Dunedin||Teens||Male||Associated with travel of case 11.|
|11||Dunedin||40s||Male||Singapore to Auckland on Saturday 7 March – flight NZ283 Auckland to Dunedin on Sunday 8 March – flight NZ675|
|10||Wellington||70s||Male||Los Angeles to Auckland on 14 March – flight AA83|
Auckland to Wellington on 14 March – flight NZ419
|9||Wellington||30s||Male||Los Angeles to Auckland on 14 March – flight AA83|
Auckland to Wellington on 14 March – flight NZ419
|8||Wellington||60s||Male||Brisbane to Wellington on Saturday 14 March – flight NZ828|
|7||Dunedin||30s||Female||Denmark to Doha to Auckland on Tuesday 10 March – flight QR920) Auckland to Christchurch on Tuesday 10 March – flight JQ225|
|6||Auckland||60s||Male||Houston to Auckland on Friday 6 March – flight NZ029|
|5||Auckland||40s||Female||Associated with travel – Doha to Auckland on Sunday 23 February – flight QR0920|
|4||Auckland||40s||Male||Singapore to Auckland on Tuesday 25 February – flight NZ283|
|3||Auckland||40s||Male||Associated with travel – Doha to Auckland on Sunday 23 February – flight QR0920|
|2||Auckland||30s||Female||Singapore to Auckland on Tuesday 25 February – flight NZ283|
|1||Auckland||60s||Iran to Bali to Auckland on Wednesday 26 February – flight EK450|