Day 5 of lockdown – every part it’s essential to know

People wait to get tested at the Pages Road drive-through testing in Christchurch

2021-08-22 00:45:39

Updates on occasions all through New Zealand; the primary drive-through mass vaccination centre opens, Covid-19 constructive circumstances at the moment are linked to 6 Auckland colleges, and extra.

People wait to get tested at the Pages Road drive-through testing in Christchurch

Individuals wait to get examined on the Pages Highway drive-through testing in Christchurch, on 20 August.
Picture: RNZ / Nate McKinnon

A workers member at Pukekohe Excessive Faculty has examined constructive for Covid-19.

Six Auckland colleges have now had confirmed circumstances linked to them, the opposite 5 are: Avondale School, Northcote School, Lynfield School, McAuley Excessive Faculty and De La Salle School.

The whole variety of circumstances within the present outbreak stands at 51, with circumstances in Auckland and Wellington. The nation is in a degree 4 lockdown resulting from final till at the least 11.59pm on Tuesday.

Epidemiologist Michael Baker says it is nonetheless seemingly circumstances will crop up exterior of Auckland and Wellington as contacts of identified circumstances have moved in regards to the nation.

A mass drive-through vaccination centre opening at Auckland Airport at this time will gear as much as immunise about 2000 individuals a day, all through the week, however may very well be prolonged or copied elsewhere if profitable. Appointments on the clinic within the park and experience carpark are by invitation solely, with precedence for important staff and individuals who missed earlier appointments.

The official checklist of contact tracing places of curiosity visited by individuals with the virus are being up to date as new data turns into obtainable, and persons are being urged to examine the brand new information.

In case you have signs of the coronavirus, name the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or name your GP – do not present up at a medical centre.

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