A number of businesses in Mount Maunganui have been listed as places of interest. Photo / Alan Gibson
Patrons of Rotorua, Hamilton and Waihi pubs are considered close contacts of Covid-19 cases and are urged to self-isolate and get tested immediately.
The Waihi Beach Hotel Pub, Waihi Beach RSA, Village Sports Bar & Cafe in Rotorua, and the Eastside Tavern and TAB Gaming Lounge in Hamilton have been listed as places of interest today.
Customers who visited these establishments at the same time as an infected person are advised to self-isolate, to test immediately and on the fifth day. Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by public health, the health ministry said.
âRecord your visit online or call Healthline so that our contact tracers can contact you. “
The SkyCity Casino and the Oaks Clubs Suites in Queenstown have also been listed as places of interest.
Anyone present at the casino on New Years Day between 5:50 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and in the suites from December 30 at 9:30 p.m. to January 2 at 8:30 a.m. should monitor themselves for symptoms for 10 days.
Meanwhile, anyone who attended a drum and bass music festival in Tauranga on Monday is urged to watch for symptoms of Covid-19 after the event was listed as a place of interest today.
Festival goers who attended the Netsky, Hybrid Minds, Montell2099, Friction, Holy Goof, Koven & more event at Wharepai Estate on January 3 from 2 p.m. to midnight were asked to monitor themselves for symptoms for 10 days.
Anyone who attended the event was considered close contact of two Wellington cases, the Department of Health’s website said earlier today, but the list was “reclassified” this afternoon.
“Anyone attending the festival, without any symptoms, no longer needs to be tested and self-isolate at home until they test negative,” the ministry said.
“The reassessment follows a risk review, especially since the festival was conducted under the rules for outdoor events … the fact that no other cases have since been linked to the festival and the initial test results of the 11 contacts close to the Wellington case are all negative. “
People who have attended the festival and are showing symptoms develop are encouraged to get tested and stay home until a test result is negative.
Festival goers are encouraged to register their visit online or call Healthline so that contact tracers can be notified.
The event was listed as a place of interest today, as well as a number of clothing stores and restaurants in Mount Maunganui.
Places of interest have also been listed in Tauranga, TaupÅ, West Auckland, Rotorua and Bulls today.
Anyone at the Village Sports Bar & Cafe in Ngongotaha, Rotorua on New Years Day between 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., Waihi RSA on January 5 between 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. and the Waihi Beach Hotel Pub on the same day between 11:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. is also considered a close contact of a file.
All clients of the facility during these times are advised to self-isolate and test immediately, then again on day 5.
The same advice was given to anyone in the Eastside Tavern and TAB Gaming Lounge in Hamilton East on December 31 between 10:35 p.m. and 1 p.m. People in the rec room are considered close contacts of a Covid-19 case.
Customers who were not in the rec room are considered casual contacts and should self-monitor for symptoms for 10 days.
Meanwhile, Paper Plane, Evolution Clothing, Lululemon, Astrolabe Brew Bar, Downtown Foodmarket, and North Beach are places of interest in Mount Maunganui that were visited on January 5th.
Anyone who was in these facilities at the same time is advised to monitor themselves for symptoms for 10 days.
If symptoms develop, people are advised to get tested and stay home until a negative test result.
The same advice is given to anyone who visited TaupÅ Robert Harris Cafe on January 6 between 11 p.m. and 12 p.m., Countdown and Bottle-O Hillsdene, both on Cameron Rd in Tauranga, on January 2 between 4 p.m. and 5:45 p.m.
Burger Foundry on Papamoa Plaza was listed as a place of interest on January 4 between 10:52 a.m. and 1 p.m., as well as McDonald’s on Bridge St in Bulls on January 6 between 2:33 p.m. and 3 p.m.
It appears that a member of Bendon’s staff in the Westgate Shopping Center in Auckland has been infected with the virus.
The store has been listed as a Place of Interest five times – December 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., December 31 from 8:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., January 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., January 5 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and January 6 at 9:00 p.m. -13h.
Anyone in the store during these times is advised to monitor themselves for symptoms for 10 days and get tested if symptoms develop.
There have been 85 new community cases and 64 new cases identified at the border in the past two days, the ministry said today.
There have been 16 new cases in the Bay of Plenty in the past two days.
Thirteen of these cases are in Tauranga and three in the district of Western Bay of Plenty. All cases are linked to previously notified cases.