Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Two chemists, Epsom supermarket among locations of interest released

New locations of interest have been released by the Ministry of Health this morning, including an exposure site from just two days ago.

The locations are in south, east and central Auckland – with four of them coming after Auckland moved to level 3.

Unichem Ōtara Pharmacy on East Tāmaki Rd was added just after 10am today. A Covid-positive person visited the chemist between 2.58pm and 3.08pm on Thursday, September 23.

Earlier this morning the Chemist Warehouse in Manukau Westfield was also added as a location of interest – with two exposure events on Friday, September 24 from 1.13pm – 1.43pm, and on Thursday, September 23 from 3.12pm to 3.22pm.

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Anyone who was at either chemist during these times must stay home and get tested immediately, as well as five days after being exposed, the ministry’s website says. They must stay home until receiving a negative result for their day 5 test.

The ministry also asks people who were exposed at the chemist to record their visit online or call Healthline on 0800 611 116 so contact tracers can get in touch.

New times have also been added to previous locations of interest in Epsom and Glen Innes.

Farro Fresh in Epsom was visited by a Covid-positive person on Wednesday September 22, the first day of level 3. Anyone who was at the supermarket between 1pm and 2pm should self-monitor for 14 days, and get tested and stay home if symptoms develop.

And anyone who was at Mobil Glen Innes on Saturday, September 11 between 1.35am – 3.45am should self-monitor for 14 days at get tested and stay home if symptoms develop.

There are 137 exposure events in total, involving 89 locations of interest.

New locations and times added today

• Unichem Ōtara pharmacy 1/120 East Tāmaki Road, Ōtara
• Chemist Warehouse Manukau 5 Putney Way, Manukau City Centre
• Farro Fresh supermarket 240 Green Lane West, Epsom
• Mobil Glen Innes 304 Apirana Ave, Glen Innes

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