New places of interest in Waikato have been added after two people tested positive for Covid-19 outside of Auckland.
Prime sites of interest in the area include McDonald’s Taupiri, BP Raglan, Aroha Sushi Raglan, and Supervalue Raglan.
Anyone at McDonald’s Taupiri on September 23, 4 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., should stay home, test immediately as well as five days after being exposed. You must stay home until you get a negative test result on day 5.
Anyone who was at BP Raglan on October 2 at 6:15 – 6:45 am must self-isolate for 14 days after being exposed, testing immediately and five and 12 days after being exposed.
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Anyone at Supervalue Raglan on October 2, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., should self-monitor for symptoms of Covid-19 for 14 days after your exposure. If symptoms appear, get tested and stay home until you test negative and up to 24 hours after symptoms go away.
Anyone at Aroha Sushi Raglan on October 1 between 3:25 p.m. and 4:15 p.m. should also self-isolate for 14 days after being exposed to that location of interest. Test immediately and five and 12 days after exposure.
Meanwhile, the collection center in Takanini village in south Auckland, which handles medical laboratory tests, has been temporarily closed after a positive case visited the scene for an hour on September 27.
A spokesperson for the Department of Health said the case was unaware they had Covid-19 when they visited the collection center.
“A small number of employees who were at work when the case visited have been removed from their posts,” he said.
“In the meantime, people depositing test samples are encouraged to take them to a nearby collection center.
The Alternative Center in South Auckland can be found here.
Anyone who has visited the Takanini village collection center between 12:20 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. on that date is advised to self-isolate for 14 days and get tested immediately, and five and 12 days after the date of exposure.
Other Auckland landmarks added on Sunday include pawn shops, mini markets and take out restaurants.
On September 30, an infected person visited the following locations: Dominoes in Beach Haven between 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., gas station Z in Papatoetoe between 7:35 p.m. and 7:35 p.m., and Coronation Superette Hillcrest between 12:45 p.m. and 1 p.m. h 15.
On September 28, the following places are interesting: Pak’nSave Manukau between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Cascade Superette in Pakuranga Heights between 2:45 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. and Beach Haven Bakery between 6:20 a.m. and 6:25 a.m.
On September 20, an infected person visited Pak’nSave Albany between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. September 25 from 12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Farro Mt Eden; On September 29, Tasty Bites Lunch Bar in East Tamaki between 9.45 am and 9.55 am; October 2, GAS Albany Heights between 12:15 p.m. and 12:45 p.m.
An infected person also visited Chicking Manukau on Great South Rd on September 29 between 4:35 p.m. and 5:35 p.m.
Dollar Dealers and Cash Converters, both in Otara, were visited between 10:00 am and 11:00 am on September 29.
On September 30, places of interest include Toby’s Seafood Manurewa between 1:15 p.m. and 1:25 p.m., The Warehouse Manukau between 12:35 p.m. and 1:05 p.m. and Orly Avenue Superette shortly after 11:00 a.m.
Early places 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 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., while the butchers on Stoddard Rd were visited on Wednesdays between noon and 2 p.m.
Customers present at these times were asked to watch for symptoms of Covid-19 and get tested if they are not feeling well.
Fruit World on Margan Avenue was visited by an individual infected with Covid-19 on Wednesday, September 29.
Anyone in stores between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. is urged to monitor themselves for symptoms of Covid-19.
Yesterday it was revealed that an Auckland truck driver who traveled to Palmerston North for work tested positive for Covid-19.
A number of fast food restaurants, gas stations and truck stops have been added as places 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 landmarks to be added to the Department 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 places where the truck driver stopped.
The truck driver’s positive result was returned earlier today and the person is currently in isolation at a Palmerston North facility, the Department of Health spokesperson said.