Update on COVID-19 cases — 17 August

Read the latest update on vaccines administered and COVID-19 cases from the Ministry of Health.

Vaccines administered

More than 2.55 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date (to 11.59pm yesterday).

Of these, 1.61 million are first doses and 934,000 are second doses.

Update on vaccines administered | health.govt.nz (external link)

COVID-19 cases

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified in the community early this afternoon and is now under investigation.

There are no new cases to report from managed isolation at the border.

One previously reported case has recovered since yesterday’s update. The number of active cases in New Zealand is 43.

Update on cases | health.govt.nz (external link)