Covid-19: Mt Maunganui songs festival may be joined to new Wellington cases

There are two new Covid-19 group scenarios in the Wellington community. Picture / Mark Mitchell

A tunes competition in Mount Maunganui may be an publicity web-site for two new Wellington Covid-19 cases in the group.

In a assertion shortly following 5pm this afternoon, the Ministry of Wellbeing (MOH) declared two new Covid-19 instances in the Wellington local community.

“The two conditions are connected to the latest vacation to the Bay of A good deal and a range of places of desire in Wellington associated to the two scenarios will be posted today and tomorrow – which includes a doable connection by one particular circumstance to a Drum & Bass festival on 3 January at Mount Maunganui,” the launch mentioned.

The launch from the MOH this afternoon will come immediately after there was no 1pm press release now on the each day Covid-19 community numbers about the place for the earlier 24 hours.

“Everyone who was in Tauranga for the festival is advised to get analyzed as before long as attainable and isolate at home right up until they get a adverse consequence,” the MOH statement explained.

“The situation is judged not most likely to be in their infectious time period although at the competition, but we are asking attendees to be examined out of an abundance of warning. This precautionary tactic is being taken due to the substantial quantity of people in attendance. We observe that the pageant was held in accordance with the principles for out of doors activities underneath the Covid Protection Framework like the use of vaccine passes for entry.”

One particular of modern Wellington instances was keeping in a substantial residence in the Bay of Lots while there, and tests of their close contacts is becoming coordinated these days, the MOH stated.

A full update on other instances about the nation will be offered at the Ministry’s up coming update at 1pm on Sunday.

Nine new locations of fascination have also been included to the MOH locations of interest webpage as of 5pm these days.

Involved in these is a close make contact with at Mo’s Bar Rotorua Gaming Lounge Rotorua
January 3 in between and 10.45pm.

Any individual who was at Mo’s Bar at this time is suggested to self-isolate and get a examination straight away and on day 5 right after you have been exposed.

Other locations of fascination likely joined to the two new Wellington local community instances contain:

– Aro Valley Mini Mart Aro Valley in Wellington on January 6 in between 1.20am and 1:25am.

– The Warehouse Te Aro in Wellington on January 5 involving 7.26pm and 7.46pm.

– COSMIC Vape & Coffee Te Aro in Wellington on January 6 concerning 12.59am and 1.01am.

– Bargain Chemist Manners Te Aro in Wellington on January 6 in between 12.55am and 12.57am.

– Countdown Newtown in Mount Prepare dinner, Wellington on January 4 concerning 2.08pm and 2.23pm and on January 5 between 4.54pm and 5.09pm.

– Unichem Cuba Shopping mall Pharmacy Te Aro, Wellington, on January 6 between 1.03am and 1.05am.