A traveller from Sydney, who visited Wellington from Saturday 19 June until Monday 21 June, has tested positive for COVID-19 upon their return to Australia.
New locations of interest will be updated on the Ministry of Health website as new information is available. Check back regularly.
People who have been at the locations of interest must isolate immediately and call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 for advice on testing and isolating.
You need to get tested if you have been to a location of interest or if you have symptoms.
We should all continue to keep track of where we’ve been and who we’ve seen to assist with rapid contact tracing if it is required.
The NZ COVID Tracer app has been updated to include Bluetooth tracing technology. Bluetooth tracing allows you to receive an alert if you have been near another app user who tests positive for COVID-19.
Businesses and public transport providers must display the NZ COVID Tracer QR code posters to support their customers with contact tracing.
Help your people keep track of where they’ve been by displaying an NZ COVID Tracer QR code poster.
Continue the good hygiene habits that has helped restrict the spread of COVID-19 so far:
Wash your hands frequently
Cough and sneeze into your elbow
Clean or wipe surfaces regularly
If you have a cold or flu symptoms, you should stay home and call your doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
It is mandatory to wear a mask or face covering on public transport including airplanes. It helps keep you and others safe while you are out and about.