Covid 19: Sky City identifies 1000 customers and 240 staff as close contacts.

Sky City has identified about 1,000 patrons and 240 staff members who were at the casino when the coveted positive case visited the gaming floor.

Sky City sign.

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Expansion of the New Zealand Delta is expected to increase the number of cases of Covid 19 and interesting places have spread to about 70 places.

The potential exposure window for Sky City was between 1.15am and 3am on Saturday, and identified staff and users are considered close contacts.

Sky City chief executive officer Michael Aharne said in a statement that public health officials had advised all staff to isolate themselves, contact the health line and get tested.

The statement said Sky City was contacting staff to follow public health advice.

The casino estimates that about 1,000 customers were on the main gaming floor when the positive case was visited.

Ahiran’s statement said: “Public health authorities have advised that all customers who were on the main gaming floor at the same time are considered close contacts and are advised to stay at home, see signs and test. Is.”

Sky City is closed, a small number of workers are still on site performing security and surveillance duties, and a small number of guests are being cared for at the Sky City Grand Hotel.

An expert team will thoroughly clean the main gaming floor, passing all public elevators, handrails and the back of the house.

Sky City continues to work with public health services to provide information needed for contact tracing purposes.

New places of interest added. Ministry of Health website today. They are Hoys Cinema – Virao Park, Domino’s Pizza Beach Haven, Countdown Takapona, Removera Exchange, Z Harris Road Service Station, Movie Monterey Takapona and KFC Takapona.

More than 900 people passed through one of Central Auckland’s busiest bars on Friday night due to a cowardly positive case.

Bar 101 at Elliott St. promotes itself online as Auckland’s premier student nightclub.

It is owned by the Lawrence Group, whose chief executive, John Lawrence, says the night was calmer than usual.

They estimate that about 400 people were in the bar at the same time for two hours between 11.30pm.


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