The Ministry of Health has released a list of locations visited by tonight’s new community case of Covid-19 in Auckland as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield gave a press conference from Parliament at 9pm tonight.
The case, known as Case M, is an older sibling of a Papatoetoe High School student who was a casual plus contact.
The student had returned 3 recent negative tests and is asymptomatic.
This evening Ardern announced Auckland will move back into Alert Level 3 for seven days, with the rest of the country moving to Alert Level 2 from 6am tomorrow morning.
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This evening the Ministry of Health released a new locations of interest list with times and dates the case visited while potentially infectious.
The locations include a CityFitness gym, a Burger King and a Pak'nSave.
The Papatoetoe gym sent an email alert to members tonight outlining times and dates visite, which are: Saturday Feb 20th – 12:20pm – 1:45pm and Friday Feb 26th – 3:20pm – 4:40 pm.
Burger King Highland Park was also visited by the man on February 25 between 8 and 9pm.
Hunter Plaza in Papatoetoe was visited by the man on February 26 between 2.55pm and 5pm.
Your Health Pharmacy at 488 Great South Road was visited by the man on February 23 between 2.45pm and 3.45pm.
Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT), Ōtara, 22, 25 and 26 February - the Ministry says specific times will be provided when available.