Covid-19: MIQ worker's family member tests weak positive, supermarket is location of interest

The family anggota of a managed isolation and quarantine worker who tested positive for Covid-19 has returned a weak positive test result for the virus.
Case A a cleaner at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Auckland CBD tested positive for the virus during a routine swab test which is a requirement of their job, on Monday.

They had previously received two doses of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine, on February 23 and March 16, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said at a press conference on Tuesday.

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The new case is a cleaner at the Grand Millennium Hotel in Aucklands CBD.

The weak positive result, returned by an adult family anggota of the worker, was confirmed on Tuesday, and preparations are under way to move them to Aucklands Jet Park quarantine hotel.


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There is one confirmed location of interest linked to the case, Mt Roskill Countdown, on Saturday March 20. The times of the visit are yet to be confirmed.

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