Auckland enters three-day lockdown as travel bubble with Australia suspended

Auckland enters three-day lockdown as travel bubble with Australia suspended

Airlines were alerted because the woman in the infected family works for an airline catering company, LSG Sky Chefs, where she mostly works in laundry facilities, officials said.

New Zealand director-general of health Ashley Bloomfield said the initial focus was on the mother's workplace "because of its obvious connections to the border".

Officials are yet to determine whether she is at the start or tail end of her infection, Mr Weimar said.

Contact tracing has identified 10 close contacts outside the household.

'In south Auckland, our community are just more vulnerable than any other, ' he said.

The priority was for close contacts and casual plus contacts to be tested so we can understand any risk in the community.

The Ministry of Health said scanning of the worldwide genome database was being carried out to determine if there was a match.

"Australia has suspended quarantine-free travel with neighbouring New Zealand after three new community cases of COVID-19 were detected in Auckland over the weekend", said Reuters.

Shoppers who visited the store between 3:45 and 5pm have been asked to get tested and self-isolate while they await their results.

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"An intensive source investigation around the latest cases continues, along with public health actions and alert level changes outlined yesterday, are created to break any potential chains of transmission".

A testing site is also available at Papatoetoe High School, the school Case B attended.

The mother works at LSG Sky Chefs, officials said, handling laundry from worldwide flights.

"As always, if you are unwell with symptoms, take advice about getting tested before you head out - firstly by calling Healthline".

The kiwi pair's weakness has more to do with the fresh coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown in New Zealand (NZ) than the currency's fundamental weakness and/or the U.S. dollar positions.

Under alert level three restrictions, for instance, residents can only travel around their local area for permitted reasons, such as shopping or exercise. Alert level 2 is less restrictive. (The full list of rules are detailed below).

"The Australian Health Protection Principal Committee will consider further updates from New Zealand tomorrow and provide advice to the Chief Medical Officer regarding the management of travel arrangements between New Zealand and Australia", it said in a statement. "They stay airside but of course, it means they are using the things that go through the laundry at this individual's place of work", Ardern told Newstalk ZB. "And so, that is also one of the possibilities".

Ardern has said New Zealand's borders were likely to remain closed for the rest of this year while the pandemic continued to rage worldwide.

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