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New Zealand reports 149 new cases of COVID-19

27 Nov 2021, 11:55 GMT+10

WELLINGTON, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand reported 149 new cases of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Health in a statement on Saturday.

Of the 149 new cases of COVID-19 reported, 145 were community cases and four were imported cases at the border, said the Ministry.

The total case number of COVID-19 in the current Delta variant outbreak in New Zealand community reached 7,975, mainly in Auckland and peripheral regions, said the Ministry.

There were 77 COVID-19 patients in New Zealand hospitals. The ministry also reported one case of COVID-19 related death on Saturday.

New Zealand recorded 10,746 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic, said the ministry.

According to the ministry, 85 percent of eligible New Zealanders have now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

New Zealand's largest city Auckland is at COVID-19 Alert Level Three restrictions. The rest of the country is at Alert Level Two restrictions with indoor activities limited to 100 people.

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