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24.9.2020

Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) can confirm a person who later tested positive for COVID-19 had visited a number of Auckland retail outlets before knowing they had the virus.

The locations were:

Location

Suburb

Date

Time

Briscoes St Lukes

1 Taylors Road, Morningside

Saturday 12 September

4.30pm – 6pm

Lotus Supermarket

Stoddard Road,
Mt Roskill

Saturday 12 September

7pm – 8pm

Kmart St Lukes

Westfield St Lukes

Monday 14 September

Thursday 17 September

6pm – 8pm

5pm – 7.20pm

Dress Smart Outlet Shopping (Jacqui E, Max, Fila, Puma)

Onehunga

Wednesday 16 September

2.45pm – 5pm

Just Cuts, St Lukes

Westfield St Lukes

Thursday 17 September

4pm – 5pm

Mountain Warehouse St Lukes

Westfield St Lukes

Thursday 17 September

5pm – 7.20pm

Farmers, St Lukes

Westfield St Lukes

Thursday 17 September

5pm – 7.20pm


Though infectious, the case was not symptomatic at the time and only one close contact has been identified across the various locations. That person is now in self-isolation.

ARPHS has not advised any of the locations that a deep clean is necessary.

Anyone else in the same place at the same time as the confirmed case is considered to be a casual contact at low risk of catching the virus.

However it remains important to watch for symptoms of COVID-19. These can include one or more of the following:

  • New or worsening cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Temporary loss of smell
  • Fever
  • Difficulty breathing.

Anyone experiencing any of these symptoms should stay home, call their local doctor or Healthline (0800 358 5453) for advice and get tested as soon as possible. 

It’s important to also continue:

  • Practising good cough, sneeze and hand hygiene.
  • Maintaining a safe physical distance and using a face covering when out and about in places where you can’t, and on public transport.
  • Using the NZ COVID Tracer app when out and about, or keep a manual record of your movements.

For more information

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