Wellington new Covid-19 locations: Countdown Supermarket one of exposure sites

Wellington new Covid-19 locations: Countdown Supermarket one of exposure sites

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Wednesday morning was immensely disrupted following an announcement made by the Ministry of Health that a Covid-19 positive case visited Wellington city.

An Australian traveller from Sydney visited the city from June 19 until June 21, returning a positive test result for the virus after going back to Australia.

It is believed the person contracted the virus in Sydney before coming to New Zealand.

New locations of interest:
Floridita's Restaurant, June 19 from 12.45pm to 4pm.161 Cuba Street, Te Aro, WellingtonIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Highwater Eatery, June 19 from 5.45pm to 9.30pm.54 Cuba Street, WellingtonIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Pickle & Pie café, June 20 from 9.45am to 11.37am.2 Lombard Street, WellingtonIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
The Weta Cave shop, June 20 from 11.10am to 12.30pm.1 Weka Street, Miramar, WellingtonIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
The Lido café, June 20 from 1pm to 2.45pm.81 Victoria Street, Te Aro, WellingtonIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Unity Books, June 20 from 1.50pm to 3.05pm.57 Willis Street, Wellington Central, WellingtonStay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
Countdown Cable Lane, June 20 from 6pm to 7.15pm.280/284 Lambton Quay, Wellington Central, WellingtonStay at home, get a test around Day 5 after last exposure and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for 14 days. If symptoms develop, get a test immediately and stay at home until a negative test result is received. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
One Red Dog, June from 7pm to 9pm.56 Customhouse Quay, Wellington CentralIsolate/quarantine for 14 days from last exposure. Test immediately, and on day 5 after last exposure and day 12 after last exposure. Call Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

**For further locations of interest, visit the Ministry of Health website.

Those that have visited the sites have been advised to isolate and contact Healthline for further advice.

A testing centre has been opened up and will operate from 10am to 4pm seven days — located at 196-200 Taranaki Street, Wellington.

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“The Ministry reminds anyone with symptoms to get tested. This advice applies to Wellingtonians and visitors to Wellington last weekend, not just those who visited locations of interest,” a statement said.

“Public health officials are ensuring additional testing capacity is available.”

“Australian health authorities will be contacting those on the return flight to Sydney to provide advice about testing and isolation.”

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