New Zealand highschool scholar exams optimistic to coronavirus – elevating fears Auckland could possibly be plunged into its second lockdown in as many weeks
- Student at Papatoetoe High School in Auckland has examined optimistic to Covid-19
- All employees and college students on the college shall be examined earlier than leaving on Tuesday
- Comes after Auckland was thrown into three day lockdown after new instances
- There are at present 9 energetic instances in neighborhood that are linked to UK pressure
The case was recorded in Auckland and is believed to be associated to the cluster which plunged town right into a three-day lockdown final week.
The contaminated scholar attends the Papatoetoe High School and is now isolating at dwelling.
The newest outbreak was confirmed to be the extremely infectious UK pressure of the virus.
New Zealand has identified a brand new native case of coronavirus with a highschool scholar at Papatoetoe High School testing optimistic
Nurses are seen talking to individuals exterior a Covid-19 pop up clinic in Auckland
The scholar had been examined yesterday and had not returned to the varsity since, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins stated.
Papatoetoe High School confirmed that every one employees and college students can be retested earlier than they go dwelling on Tuesday afternoon.
Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield stated the contaminated scholar lives in a family of six individuals, with one sibling additionally attending the identical college.
The different members of the family shall be examined instantly however at present the confirmed case is the one one with signs.
More details about any doubtlessly contaminated venues shall be launched in a while Tuesday.
Papatoetoe High School had not too long ago been shut in response to the outbreak of instances and solely reopened to college students who examined unfavourable on Monday.
It comes after Auckland entered a 3 day lockdown on February 15 after three individuals from one household – a Papatoetoe High School scholar and her dad and mom – examined optimistic for Covid-19
It comes after Auckland entered a 3 day lockdown on February 15 after three individuals from one household – a Papatoetoe High School scholar and her dad and mom – examined optimistic for Covid-19.
The metropolis was thrown right into a stage three lockdown whereas the remainder of the nation was put below stage two restrictions.
Two extra instances linked to the varsity had been recorded later final week and after a deep clear the varsity was reopened on Monday.
So far 1,413 informal plus contacts have been examined with 41 remaining in isolation whereas they watch for outcomes.
Auckland had simply returned to alert stage one restrictions on Tuesday earlier than the brand new case was recognized.
There are at present 9 energetic instances in the neighborhood.
Papatoetoe High School confirmed that every one employees and college students can be retested earlier than they go dwelling on Tuesday afternoon