Covid-19: New Waikato location of interests added

New locations of interests in Waikato have been added after two people tested positive for Covid-19 outside of Auckland.

The first locations of interests in the region include McDonald’s Taupiri, BP Raglan, Aroha Sushi Raglan and Supervalue Raglan.

Anyone at McDonald’s Raglan on September 23, from 4pm – 4.15pm must stay at home, test immediately as well as five days after you were exposed. You must stay at home until you receive a negative day 5 test result.

Anyone who was at BP Raglan on October 2 at 6.15 – 6.45 must self-isolate for 14 days after you were exposed, test immediately, and five and 12 days after you were exposed.

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Anyone at Supervalue Raglan on October 2, between 5.30pm and 7.30pm must self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for 14 days after you were exposed. If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result and until 24 hours after symptoms resolve.

Anyone at Aroha Sushi Raglan on October 1, between 3.25 and 4.15pm must also self-isolate for 14 days after you were exposed at this location of interest. Test immediately, and five and 12 days after you were exposed.

Meanwhile, the Takanini Village Collection Centre in south Auckland, which handles medical lab tests, has been temporarily closed after a positive case visited the location for an hour on September 27.

A Ministry of Health spokesman said the case was unaware they had Covid-19 when they visited the Collection Centre.

“A small number of staff who were at work when the case visited have been stood down,” he said.

“In the meantime, people dropping off testing samples are asked to take them to a nearby collection centre.

Alternatives centre in south Auckland can found here.

Anyone who visited the Takanini Village Collection Centre between 12:20 pm and 2:40 pm on that date is being asked to self-isolate for 14 days, and get tested immediately, and five and 12 days after the exposure date.

Other Auckland locations of interest added on Sunday include pawnbrokers, superettes and takeaway restaurants.

On September 30, an infected person visited the following locations: Dominoes in Beach Haven between 9pm and 10pm, Z Petrol Station in Papatoetoe between 7350 pm and 7355 pm, and Coronation Superette Hillcrest between 12.45 and 1.15 pm.

On September 28, the following locations are of interest: Pak’nSave Manukau between 1pm and 3pm, Cascade Superette in Pakuranga Heights between 2.45pm and 3.50pm, and Beach Haven Bakery between 6:20 am and 6:25 am.

On September 20, an infected person visited Pak’nSave Albany between 8pm and 10pm; September 25 between 12 pm and 12.30 pm at Farro Mt Eden; On September 29, Tasty Bites Lunch Bar in East Tamaki between 9.45am and 9.55am; on October 2, GAS Albany Heights between 12.15 pm and 12.45 pm.

An infected person also visited Chicking Manukau on Great South Rd on September 29 between 4.35pm and 5.35pm.

Dollar Dealers and Cash Converters, both in Otara, were visited between 10.00am and 11.00am on September 29.

On September 30, locations of interest include Toby’s Seafood Manurewa between 1.15 pm and 1.25 pm, The Warehouse Manukau between 12.35pm and 1.05pm, and Orly Avenue Superette shortly after 11.00 am.

Earlier locations of interest included Countdown Manurewa, a Mad Butcher in Mt Roskill and a Fruit World in New Lynn.

The Countdown on Browns Rd was visited by an infected person on Monday September 27 between 7:19 pm and 7:45 pm, while the butchers on Stoddard Rd was visited on the Wednesday between noon and 2pm.

An Auckland truck driver has tested positive for Covid-19. (File photo)


An Auckland truck driver has tested positive for Covid-19. (File photo)

Customers present at those times have been asked to monitor for Covid-19 symptoms and get a test if they feel unwell.

The Fruit World on Margan Avenue was visited by an individual infected with Covid-19 on Wednesday September 29.

Anyone at the stores between 3pm and 4pm is asked to self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms.

Yesterday it was revealed an Auckland truck driver who travelled to Palmerston North for work has tested positive for Covid-19.

A number of fast food restaurants, petrol stations and truck stops have been added as locations of interest after the truck driver’s trip during the week.

Burger King on Rangitikei St and Challenge Longburn on State Highway 56 were the first Palmerston North locations of interest to be added to the Ministry of Health website.

BP Taupiri on Gordonton Road, BP Connect Taihape on Hautapu Street and BP Putaruru Truckstop on Taupo Street have also been linked as locations the truck driver stopped at.

The truck driver’s positive result was returned earlier today and the person was currently isolating at a facility in Palmerston North, the Ministry of Health spokesperson said.

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