Update for 28 January 22

Kia ora tātau


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.

Genome sequencing has confirmed that this case has the Delta variant.

We are still working on a source of infection.


New cases

This afternoon three new cases of COVID-19 have been identified.

These people are not linked to the first case.

Contact Tracers and welfare support through Takatū Hub are following up with these people and will advise any further contacts and work through exposure events or locations of interest.



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 Drive Through 10 -12midday


Vaccinations and Boosters

Most important of all is getting vaccinated. Find out where you can get a vaccination/booster done here:-  https://bit.ly/3o38iZP



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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