New Zealand reports 4,790 new cases of COVID-19

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New Zealand reports 4,790 new cases of COVID-19

An Antigen Rapid Testing Self-Test Kits vending machine is seen in Singapore on September 28, 2021. According to the statistics released by the Ministry of Health, 699 cases were detected through PCR polymerase chain reaction tests and 5,571 through ART antigen rapid test tests.

There were 662 local transmissions and 37 imported cases among the PCR cases. 5,386 local transmissions and 185 imported cases were among the ART cases with mild symptoms and assessed to be of low risk.

A total of 659 cases are currently being sent to hospitals, with 18 cases in intensive care units.

Three new deaths from COVID 19 were reported on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 1,534, the ministry said.

A man wearing a face mask walks on a street during a nationwide COVID 19 lockdown in Wellington on August 18, 2021. MARTY MELVILLE AFP New Zealand reported 4,790 new community cases of COVID 19 on Saturday, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.

The ministry reported 648 current hospitalizations, including 19 cases in the HDU or ICU on Saturday.

There were 104 new cases that have recently traveled overseas, according to the ministry.

New Zealand has reported 1,639,058 confirmed cases of COVID 19 since the beginning of the epidemic. There are now 1,638 deaths in the country confirmed as a result of COVID- 19, either as the cause of death or as a contributing factor, said the ministry.

A man walks past a billboard on the coronaviruses in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4, 2021. NHAC NGUYEN AFP Vietnam recorded 2,075 new COVID 19 cases on Friday, up from 59 from Thursday, according to its Ministry of Health.

The country's total tally increased to 11,192, 043 due to the newly reported infections. On Friday, there were no new deaths from the pandemic, with the total deaths at 43,094.

There were 46 severe cases in the Southeast Asian country that needed assisted breathing, according to the ministry.

Nearly 89 percent of the total infections have been recovered, according to 9,957, 655 COVID 19 patients.