Three new Covid-19 cases reported in community, new locations of interest released

Three new Covid-19 cases reported in community, new locations of interest released

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Three new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed to be identified in the community, reports Ministry of Health.

This development brings the total community cases to ten. Nine have been linked to the community while the tenth is linked to the border.

All movements of each case reported are actively being investigated. It was noted one of the cases worked four shifts at Auckland City Hospital while infectious.

New cases:
A man in his 20s is a partner of a known case reported as positive this morning.A woman in her 60s has a connection to the border. Further Interviews are underway to determine if there are links to existing cases.A woman in her 20s has a connection to another case reported today.
A teenage woman reported today as close contact of a case.A man in his 20s visited the household where three cases reside.**Two additional cases announced at 1pm are being classed as linked to existing cases.

Source: CC/ Ministry of Health

More locations of interest were identified this afternoon. These new locations include the Sky City Casino, Avondale College and many supermarkets in Auckland — bars and cafes.

People are being asked to stay home to save lives and be kind. The Ministry of Health is urging those to get tested if they have visited a location of interest or have cold and flu symptoms.

Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453. For all testing locations nationwide, visit the Healthpoint website. Up-to-date information about testing locations in Auckland, and visiting hours; visit www.arphs.health.nz.

Image: SUPPLIED/Google Maps [The Warehouse New Lynn identified as a new location of interest]

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