Covid-19: Places of interest for the Delta epidemic – October 9
Supermarkets in West and South Auckland have a strong presence in the latest places of interest linked to the Covid-19 Delta epidemic in New Zealand.
As news of a case traveling between Pukekohe in Auckland and Katikati in the Bay of Plenty broke late on Saturday, the ministry confirmed a possible exposure event at the Pukekohe countdown on October 7 at 7 p.m. 45 and 8:15 p.m.
Those who shop at Pak’n Save in Manukau on October 7 between 7:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. are encouraged to self-monitor for 14 days and get tested if they develop symptoms.
Counting down in Massey, Auckland appears three times – twice on October 3 and once on October 5.
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Meanwhile, the Grateful Op Shop in Frankton, Hamilton recorded a possible exhibition event on September 30.
Pepe’s Dairy and Comfort Hotel Flames in Whangārei were visited by Northland’s last confirmed case on October 3 between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. and on October 2 between 6 p.m. and 6.30 p.m., respectively.
The Department of Conservation’s Uretiti campsite in Waipu was also visited around 6:30 p.m. on October 3.
It follows an announcement on Friday that Northland would be upgraded to Covid-19 Alert Level 3 at 11:59 p.m., after a woman who entered the region from Auckland tested positive for the virus.
The woman, who forged a travel exemption document to enter the area, is not cooperating with health authorities, which means it has been difficult to keep track of her movements.
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said information provided by police on Friday showed the case “had moved a lot in Northland”.
There are now five sites of interest in Northland, including Z Kensington and BP Connect Wylies Woodhill, which were added to the list on Friday night.
The Department of Health has advised anyone who has visited Northland places of interest within the specified time frames to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days, with the exception of those who have visited Z Kensington, who should be careful. self-isolate and get tested immediately.
Previously, the Department of Health had asked anyone who was at the Harbor View Hotel in Raglan at any time on October 2-3 to get tested and self-isolate immediately.
A person with Covid also visited the Glendene Superette in West Auckland on October 3 and 5, and the Snack Shop Superette and Manhattan Superette on October 3.
Vege King Fairfield and Frankton Red Cross Shop in Hamilton, Kingsford Home Bakery and More in Māngere East, Curry of India in Devonport, Challenge Massey, a Kiwibank ATM in Papatoetoe were also added to the list on Saturday.
Anyone who has visited these places has been advised to watch for symptoms themselves.
There are 273 places of interest linked to the outbreak.
The full list of places of interest and visiting times published by the Department of Health is available below.
This list can be viewed in two ways: Visit date (locations added today have the word NEW next to them) or, if you switch to Date included, the newly added locations appear at the top of the list.
If you were in a place of interest at any of the times specified, you will likely need to self-isolate and get tested. Follow the directions for this location on the Department of Health website and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice on testing.
This list is automatically updated as soon as places of interest appear on the Department of Health website.