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All locations a Northland woman visited before testing positive for Covid-19 after leaving managed isolation in Auckland have been made public.
They include a number of cafes, bars and shops, starting with FreshChoice in Ruakaka on January 14 from 3.03pm until 4.33pm.
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1:28pm January 25
In a joint statement, the Northland and Auckland metropolitan DHBs have opened an additional two pop-up testing centres in Helensville and Mangawhai. The locations for these two testing centres are below:
- MANGAWHAI COMMUNITY TESTING CENTRE
Mangawhai Domain, 75 Moir Street, Mangawhai
- HELENSVILLE COMMUNITY TESTING CENTRE
Te Whare Oranga ō Parakai, 11 Parakai Ave, Parakai
The Ministry of Health is asking people to trace their movements as a positive case has been confirmed to have visited 29 locations across Northland and part of the Auckland region.
All of the case's known close contacts have tested negative for Covid-19 and the risk of exposure has been described as "low" by health officials.
If any member of the public has visited any of the locations listed by the Ministry, they must self-isolate and contact Healthline to get a Covid-19 test.
The list of locations are as follows:
- FreshChoice Ruakaka, Shop 24 Ruakaka Town Centre, 378 Marsden PT Road Ruakaka. 14 January, 3:03 pm - 4:33 pm.
- Aesthetic Clothing Store, 4 Port Road. 15 January, 8:48 am - 9:53 am.
- Noel Leeming Whangarei, 4 Port Road, Whangarei. 15 January, 9:02 am - 10:12 am.
- Bendon Whangarei, Shop 12, Okara Shopping Centre, 4 Port Road, Whangarei. 15 January, 9:03 am - 10:30 am.
- The Warehouse Whangarei, 42 Port Road, Whangarei. 15 January, 9:28 am - 10:58 am.
- Flaming Fires, 26 Commerce Street. 15 January, 10:24 am - 11:34 am.
- Whangarei and Kamo Testing Stations, 15 Railway Road and 23 Clark Road. 15 January, 10:40 am - 11:45 am.
- Bed Bath and Beyond Whangarei, 19 Lower Tarewa Road, Whangarei. 15 January, 10:54 am - 12:04 pm.
- Fat Camel Cafe, 12 Quality Street. 15 January, 11:34 am - 1:34 pm.
- Parua Bay Tavern, 1034 Whangarei Head Road, Parua Bay. 15 January 3:20 pm - 5:20 pm.
- Bream Bay Butchers Ruakaka, 2/378 Marsden Point Road. 16 January, 11:02 am - 12:07 pm.
- Ruakaka General Store, 1/378 Marsden Point Road. 16 January, 11:08 am - 12:10 pm.
- FreshChoice Ruakaka, Shop 24 Ruakaka Town Centre, 378 Marsden PT Road, Ruakaka. 16 January, 11:10 am - 12:15 pm.
- Urban Remedy Cafe, 159 One Tree Point Road. 17 January, 8:17 am - 9:47 am.
- Joseph Taylor Homewares, 126 Mangawhai Heads Road, Mangawhai Heads. 17 January, 2:08 pm - 3:18 pm.
- Eutopia Cafe, 1955 State Highway 1. 18 January, 8:55 am - 10:55 am.
- Maungaturoto 2nd hand shop, 30 Hurndall Street East. 18 January, 10:06 am - 11:36 am.
- Maungaturoto Four Square, 163 Hurndall Street West. 18 January, 10:44 am - 11:49 am.
- White Rock Gallery, 5 Church Road. 18 January, 11:15 am - 12:24 pm.
- The Kauri Museum, 5 Church Road, RD 1. 18 January, 11:21 am - 3:21 pm.
- Gumdiggers Cafe Matakohe, 11 Church Road, RD 1, Matakohe. 18 January 12:39 pm - 2:39 pm.
- The Dune Restaurant & Bar, 40 Moir Street. 18 January, 4:47 pm - 7:17 pm.
- Kaipara Coast Plant Centre & Sculpture Gardens, 1481 Kaipara Coast Highway. 19 January, 11:04 am - 1:04 pm.
- The Ville Turkish Cafe, 25 Commercial Road, Helensville. 19 January, 1:08 pm - 2:38 pm.
- Countdown Helensville, 43 Commercial Road, Helensville. 19 January, 1:46 pm - 3:01 pm.
- Super Liquor Helensville, 26 Commercial Road, Helensville. 19 January, 2:03 pm - 3:08 pm.
- South Head General Store, 3260A South Head Road, RD 1. 19 January, 2:44 pm - 3:49 pm.
- Macnut Cafe, 914 South Head Road, Helensville. 21 January, 10:20 am - 11:50 am.
- Orrs Unichem Pharmacy Ruakaka, Marsden Point Rd, Town Centre. 22 January, 11:21 am - 12:26 pm.
Neighbourly will update this message as further information comes to hand.