More Tauranga locations of interest announced

Countdown Fraser Cove, Countdown Bureta Otumoetai, Pak n Save Cameron Road, Country Fare at Tauriko and Dominoes Pizza Otumoetai have all been added to the list of locations of interest. Photo: File.

More Covid-19 locations of interest have been announced on Saturday in Tauranga.

The places include three supermarkets, a fresh fruit and vegetable shop and a pizza outlet.

People who were at these locations of interest at the same time as the positive Covid-19 case are asked to self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for ten days following being exposed.

The places are Countdown Fraser Cove, Countdown Bureta Otumoetai, Pak n Save Cameron Road, Country Fare at Tauriko and Dominoes Pizza Otumoetai.

Countdown Fraser Cove Pharmacy was also added to the list on Friday evening.

“If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result,” says a Ministry of Health spokesperson.

A full list of locations of interest with dates and times can be seen here.

High-risk location

The BestBuy Asian Supermarket at 72 Second Ave has been highlighted as a high-risk location of interest by the Ministry of Health.

Anyone who was at the location on Sunday, December 5 from 3.15pm to 5pm is asked to self-isolate test immediately and on day five after you were exposed at this location of interest.

Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by Public Health. Record your visit online or call Healthline so the Ministry of Health contact tracers can get in touch.

More locations of interest already announced on Friday

The Ministry of Health added 12 new locations of interest on Friday, the majority of which centre around the Bayfair shopping centre in Mount Maunganui.

A pharmacy, bank and a supermarket are all present on the list, with locations in Bethlehem and Otumoetai also added.

The Bayfair locations include the mall itself, Countdown Bayfair, Life Pharmacy Bayfair, Westpac Bayfair, Logo City Bayfair and Mecca Maxima Bayfair.

Anyone at these locations of interest should self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for ten days after being exposed.

“If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result,” says a MOH spokesperson.

The same advice applies for anyone who visited Palmers Bethlehem and the Carnie Garden Centre and Waterworld on Te Karaka Drive.

A full list of locations of interest can be seen here.




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