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New Zealand reports 8 new cases of COVID-19

24 Jan 2021, 12:49 GMT+10

WELLINGTON, Jan. 24 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported eight new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation facilities in two days, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Sunday.

The ministry was also investigating a positive test result in a person who had departed from a managed isolation and quarantine facility, said the ministry.

The last media statement by the ministry was on Friday.

The total number of active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand is 79 and the total number of confirmed cases reached 1,927, said the ministry.

The total number of tests processed by New Zealand laboratories to date was 1,487,234.

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