Isolation period reduced from 10 to 7 days
Today the Government announced that the isolation period for C19 cases and their household contacts will be reduced from 10 to 7 days.
The change will come into effect from 11.59pm on Friday 11 March.
This means that anyone who is isolating now and is at or beyond 7 days isolating at 11.59pm this Friday, they will be available to play on Saturday 12 March.
Please also note the following;
- Household contacts will need to have a RAT test on day 3 and day 7 of their isolation period.
- If a person isolating is still showing symptoms after 7 days, they are advised to stay home until 24 hours after symptoms resolve.
For more information please visit their website - https://covid19.govt.nz/news-and-data/latest-news/isolation-period-reduced-from-10-to-7-days-third-vaccine-becomes-available/