Important Information regarding the latest Covid-19 positive cases

28 Jan

Over the last 24 hours there have been two Auckland cases who have tested positive for COVID- 19.

BACKGROUND

Two cases who completed their managed isolation in the same facility and at the same time as the Northland case are now confirmed COVID-19 infections. The two positive cases completed quarantine on 15 January and have been residing in North Auckland since.

LOCATIONS OF INTEREST

Locations of interest for the two Auckland cases and the earlier Northland case are available on the Ministry of Health website. Anyone who visited one of the listed locations during the relevant timeframes is considered to be a COVID-19 ‘casual contact’.

Locations of interest for Auckland border-related cases

Location name BBQ King

Address 4A/270 Oteha Valley Road, Albany

Day 17 January

Time 11 am - 2 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name Pak n Save Silverdale

Address 20 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Silverdale

Day 17 January

Time 2 pm - 2.30 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name BBQ King

Address 4A/270 Oteha Valley Road, Albany

Day 17 January

Time 5 pm - 9 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name Pak n Save Silverdale

Address 20 Hibiscus Coast Highway, Silverdale

Day 18 January

Time 12 noon - 12.30 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name BBQ King

Address 4A/270 Oteha Valley Road, Albany

Day 18 January

Time 12.30 pm - 3 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name Caltex Orewa

Address 70 Grand Drive, Orewa

Day 18 January

Time 1 pm - 1.30 pm  

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name BBQ King

Address 4A/270 Oteha Valley Road, Albany

Day 18 January

Time 5 pm - 9 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested ASAP, call Healthline

Location name Hickeys Pharmacy

Address 16 Moana Avenue, Orewa

Day 23 January

Time 12.30 pm - 1.30 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested on 28 January, call Healthline

Location name Farmers Albany

Address Don McKinnon Drive, Albany

Day 24 January

Time 12 noon - 1 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested on 29 January, call Healthline

Location name Tai Ping Supermarket Albany

Address 92 Rosedale Road, Rosedale

Day 24 January

Time 12 noon - 1 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested on 29 January, call Healthline

Location name New World Orewa

Address 11 Moana Avenue, Orewa

Day 25 January

Time 1 pm - 2 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested on 30 January, call Healthline

Location name Tai Ping Supermarket Northcote

Address 2 Kilham Avenue, Northcote

Day 26 January

Time 12.30 pm - 1 pm

Actions Please stay home and get tested on 31 January, call Healthline

 

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO

Please note the actions to be taken above.

TESTING LOCATIONS

A number of walk-in / drive-thru community testing centres will be open in Auckland — some with extended hours. These can be found on the ARPHS website and Healthline will have this information too. The link below also includes extra pop-up community testing centres, targeted to North Auckland.

https://www.arphs.health.nz/public-health-topics/covid-19/where-to-get-tested/

 Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

  • Stay home if you’re sick
  • Keep track of where you’ve been
  • Wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow
  • Clean surfaces
  • Maintain physical distancing
  • Continue to use the COVID Tracer app which helps you protect yourself, your whānau, and your community by enabling faster contact tracing.

More details are available at this link: https://covid19.govt.nz/health-and-wellbeing/protect-yourself-and-others/

COVID-19 symptoms

Symptoms include:

  • a new or worsening cough
  • a fever of at least 38°C
  • shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • sneezing and runny nose
  • temporary loss of smell.

More details are available at this link: https://covid19.govt.nz/health-and-wellbeing/covid-19/covid-19-symptoms/#covid-19-symptoms

If you have any questions on the above, please do not hesitate to contact the Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

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