More community cases were reported in New Zealand today, and the number of places of interest began to increase, but there was a major breakthrough in the fight against cowardice 19 as a link was established between current affairs and arrivals from Australia.
The development came as health officials linked the current state of delta variations in the country to a passenger from New South Wales who was taken to Middlemore Hospital earlier this week.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield. News shared On the second day of the nationwide lockdown, they were present at the place where the revelation was made. Now 21 community cases
Ordner said the current positive issues have been linked through genome sequencing to a passenger who flew from NSW to an organized red zone flight. The man returned a positive day on August 9 and was transferred from the Crown Plaza Hotel to the Jet Park facility.
He was taken to Middlemore Hospital on August 16.
Arden said the number of cases in the community was relatively short, but new information could change that.
He said that the main lines of investigation are the staff of Crown Plaza, the staff of Jet Park facility and the staff involved in their arrival and departure. Middlemore Hospital is not part of the investigation.
As of this morning, more than 360 individual contacts have been identified, but that number excludes large gatherings and is expected to increase significantly in the coming days, Dr. Bloomfield said.
The cabinet will meet tomorrow at 1pm to discuss the alert level for Auckland and the rest of the country outside the Coromandel, followed by a press conference on their decision at 3pm.
The travel window has been extended.
The government has also announced that it has extended Air New Zealand flights or inter-cylinder return times by 24 hours.
Air New Zealand wanted the government to extend the 48-hour deadline to allow people to return home, saying Punch Point was in Queen’s Town where hundreds of people were still waiting to return home.
The government’s deadline for the trip was to end at 11.59pm tonight. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in a press conference this afternoon that this would happen. 24 hour extension For Interlander and Air New Zealand passengers.
Air New Zealand chief executive Greg Foran said that when the lockdown took effect on Tuesday evening, Air New Zealand had something. 50,000 passengers have to be transported.
Fear of super-spreading events.
Meanwhile, the new. Places of interest Revealed for Auckland, including two cinemas, a service station and a supermarket.
They include Sky City Casino and a busy Central Auckland nightclub bar 101 that experts fear. Super spreading events
This afternoon, more than 1,000 newcomers are considered close contacts of the Covid 19 positive case who visited Sky City Auckland’s main casino gaming floor over the weekend.
Billy T. Kahika appeared in court.
Overall, Alert Level 4 rules have been complied with at a high level, but police are disappointed, said Police Commissioner Andrew Coaster. Protest against lockdown and violation of lockdown rules
In the 17 hours since Alert Level Four went into effect, people have received approximately 700 online complaints about violations of lockdown laws.
Conspiracy theorist Billy T. Kahka was among eight people arrested during a protest against the lockdown in Auckland yesterday, and today he appeared in court in violation of Level 4 lockdown restrictions on public gatherings.
T. Kahika appeared in Auckland District Court before Judge Peter Winter via video link.
He was released on two charges under the Public Health Response Act and one charge under the Search and Surveillance Act.
He is scheduled to appear with the accused in a hearing in October.
Shortage of groceries in Dunedin.
RNZ has heard reports of toilet paper cleaning in some supermarkets and. Confirmed The same is true of Countdown Mailer Street, while bread stocks have affected Countdown Dunedin South.
Countdown will not alleviate the shortage of specific products, says “it is not helpful”, but a statement attributed to Countdown General Manager of Corporate Affairs, Safety and Sustainability Kerry Haneefen said it would fill the gap. Working for
“Our team is very proud of the way we have been able to meet the growing demand in stores over the last 48 hours,” the statement said.
Antonite Laird, head of Foodstuffs Corporate Affairs, said there are plenty of products to go.
“The toilet, like all the essentials, is in good supply unless the customer #supposes and stocks that put unnecessary pressure on the supply chain network.
“Our demand for customers continues to grow as you would normally shop – the best way to ensure that there is enough to go there.”
The mask principle applies.
As of today, Masks are a must In supermarkets, petrol stations, dairies and pharmacies that are open to level 4 for staff and customers.
Foodstuffs China, including Pak NSU and New World, said they would evacuate people if they were not wearing masks, while the countdown would not automatically deny entry.
This morning at Pak NSE Python, shoppers who arrived without masks were given by staff outside the staff.
And at the countdown, masks were provided to buyers who left home.
High demand for testing.
The Aquila 19 Coveed 19 testing stations are under a lot of pressure.
Once again, there are long queues and long waits.
Yesterday was the busiest since the outbreak in August last year.
About 16,000 tests were performed – of which about 10,000 were performed in 10,000 general practice and emergency care clinics.
Today, 10 community testing centers were open throughout the city.
This is an official Cowade 19 alert.
All New Zealand. Coved 19 Alert is now at Level 4.
Alert levels will be assessed after 3 days for all areas except Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula, which are likely to remain at 4 levels for an initial period of 7 days.
A community case of Covid 19 has been identified.
Stay at home Where possible, follow the Alert Level 4 instructions. This will stop the spread of Covid 19 and save lives.
All are requested:
Wear a mask whenever you leave the house and keep a distance of 2 meters from others.
If you are sick, call your doctor or health line on 0800 358 5453 for a test.
Keep scanning QR codes whenever you leave your home.
Follow good hygiene – wash your hands often.
Services including supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics and petrol stations will remain open at Alert Level 4. Facial coverage is a must for all people – employees and customers – in businesses and services that operate at Level 4 on customer contact alerts.
Go to Alert Level 4 for more information. [the government website www.covid19.govt.nz]
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