New Zealand reports 4 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation


By Lihuizi

WELLINGTON, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported four new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation on Wednesday since the last media statement on Monday, with no new cases in the community.

Seventeen previously reported cases have now recovered. The total number of active cases in New Zealand is 43 and the total number of confirmed cases is 1,744, according to the Ministry of Health on Wednesday.

Two cases who are part of the same family arrived on Dec. 9 from overseas. Both people tested positive on the third day and are now in quarantine in a facility in Christchurch, said a ministry statement.

Two cases who traveled together arrived on Thursday from overseas.

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