Cowed 19 case at NZ Post Operation Center in Auckland.

A New Zealand Post worker at the Auckland Operations Center in Highbrook has tested positive for Code-19.

New Zealand Post

Image: RNZ / Richard Tyndler.

The man was last at work on Monday and has not been at the center since he fell ill, said Brendan Mann, chief operating officer of the NZ Post.

He said he did not have any symptoms at the time.

“Anyone working on the same shift will be tested and he is alone,” he said. CCTV footage is being used to identify someone else who came into contact with the case.

The center was thoroughly cleaned on Thursday night and will remain open.

Mann said the Ministry of Health has confirmed that it is appropriate to continue operations at the site after thorough cleaning.

“Due to increased security measures, we expect there to be some delays on parcels. We encourage customers to check our website for updates on any delays.”

The NZ Post case is the latest to be confirmed in the growing epidemic. A patient at North Shore Hospital tested positive., Emergency Department, and shutting down staff and students. Northcote College was asked to isolate itself. After a student’s positive code 19 test

Lanefield College Case

Lynfield College in Mount Roskill has confirmed that a student had a positive experience.

All staff and students are considered close contacts and should be away from home for 14 days.

The student was infected at school on Monday and Tuesday this week.


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. Covering the face is a must for everyone – both employees and customers – on businesses and services that involve customer interaction.

Go to Alert Level 4 for more information. [the government website]


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