Managed isolation and quarantine data

Data and statistics about managed isolation and quarantine in New Zealand.

Here are the daily data updates on Managed Isolation and Quarantine occupancy, projected occupancy over the next 14 days and total returnees to New Zealand. Also included is the Ministry of Health testing data and incident reports for Managed Isolation and Quarantine.

Latest daily factsheet

Released at: 20/10/2020

Managed isolation and quarantine occupancy

As at 23:59 19 October 2020

Region Number of facilities Effective capacity Occupancy Vacancy
Auckland 18 4,694 3,399 1,295
Hamilton 3 350 185 165
Rotorua 3 609 347 262
Wellington 2 221 118 103
Christchurch 6 1,405 920 485
TOTAL 32 7,279 4,969 2,310

Total available capacity is 7,827. Effective capacity allows for 24 hour room turn-around between guests to allow for health and cleaning requirements between arrivals and departures. These requirements are much more thorough than a standard hotel room clean, and include the use of PPE equipment, sanitising and deep cleaning.

Projected occupancy for next 14 days

  21-Oct 22-Oct 23-Oct 24-Oct 25-Oct 26-Oct 27-Oct 7 day forecast 8 - 14 day forecast
Arrivals 481 238 451 452 279 390 360 2,651 3,029
Departures 353 289 379 274 274 504 240 2,313 2,718
Projected change +128 -51 +72 +178 +5 -114 +120 +338 +311
Total 5,144 5,093 5,165 5,343 5,348 5,234 5,354 5,354 5,665
Total planned capacity               7,286 7,294

The ‘total planned capacity increase’ includes only those facilities that we have finalised formal arrangements with at the date of this report. We track forecast arrivals and are able to stand up additional facilities quickly to meet demand.

Returnees into New Zealand

  Last 24 hours Last 3 days
Forecast 499 1,148
Actual 499 1,265

Total number of people through MI & Q facilities since 26 March 2020: 62,698

People through MI & Q facilities since 17 June 2020: 43,282

Incident reports

This section reports on any incidents in the last 24 hours that present a potential or actual risk to public health.

20 October 2020 – No incidents to report.

Ministry of Health COVID-19 testing data

As at 23:59 19 October 2020

Total number of tests conducted nationwide in the past 24 hours 2,715
Total Day 3 and Day 12 swabs recorded in MI & Q facilities in the past 24 hours 667
Total confirmed cases identified at MI & Q facilities 215
Current active cases identified at MI & Q facilities 32

This report reflects a snapshot at a point time from numerous constantly updated operational data sources. Data is provisionally correct as at 23:59 on the day prior to the release of the report. The data reflects a dynamic process and small discrepancies may occur as a result of reporting timeframes. Previous releases are reviewed weekly to correct any discrepancies.

Last updated: 20 October 2020 Last reviewed: 16 October 2020