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New Zealand reports two new community coronavirus cases, 23 imported

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand reported two new cases of COVID-19 in the community linked to a port worker who tested positive over the weekend, and 23 imported cases.

Most of the imported cases are linked to a group of Russian and Ukrainian fishermen who were staying at a managed isolation facility in Christchurch, the Director General of health, Ashley Bloomfield, said.

This takes New Zealand’s total confirmed cases to 1,556, he said.

Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by Himani Sarkar

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