COVID-19 Update 29 Jan 2022

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For the case identified 26 January 22

There are no new exposure events identified.

All close contacts have been identified, are in isolation and are being tested.

There is still no detail on the source of the infection other than being part of the Delta outbreak nationally.


For the cases identified on 28 January 22

The close contacts of these three people have been identified.

These cases are a separate cluster to the case on 26 January.

The people and their close contacts are all in isolation.

Additional testing capacity was arranged today to ensure good access and to enable the close contacts to be tested.


Today 29 January 22

Two further cases have been provisionally identified.

These people are close contacts of the 28 January cases.

Contact Tracers and welfare support through Takatū Hub have followed up these people were already known, as well as contacts.

Location of Interest are still being investigated to make sure all contacts have been identified.




If you or your whānau have cold or flu symptoms, sore throat, cough, or gastro symptoms like diarrhoea to please get tested.

Testing is available this weekend at:

110 Peel St: 9am-1pm

Your GP

Te Puia Hospital: 10am-12midday (By appointment following phone Triage: call (06) 864 6803)


Vaccinations and Boosters:

Most important of all is getting vaccinated. Find out where you can get a vaccination/booster done here:-



Lastly, please wear you mask whenever you are outside your home bubble. This means everywhere – especially at work and in social settings.

Now is the time to prevent the spread of virus in our community and keep down the rise of cases.


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