There are no new cases of Covid-19, a day after a new infection was confirmed in the Auckland community.
The new infection is a new type of coronavirus that has not been seen before in New Zealand, health officials say.
At a rare press conference Sunday, Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced that a man working on the boat around New Zealand had received a positive Covid-19 test result on Friday.
However, he shifted to public fears of another outbreak, saying the risk that the virus had spread to the community was low.
* Covid-19: The new community case was an electronics contractor working across the country
* Chris Hipkins says revealing new Covid case on election night was not ‘appropriate’
* Coronavirus: A new community case in Auckland, but does not change alarm level
Bloomfield, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Chris Hipkins all said Sunday that a change in restrictions was not necessary at that stage.
At a second press conference, which began at 1 a.m. Monday, Bloomfield said no new infections were found, either in managed isolation or in the community.
Tampons of close contacts of persons who had returned so far had negative results.
Authorities are continuing to investigate the source of the broadcast. However they believed it was likely to come from another boat the man had worked on last Tuesday or Wednesday.
That boat had left New Zealand and was heading for Brisbane.
Genome testing showed that the virus had come from across the sea. Tension had not been seen before in New Zealand, Bloomfield said.
She was not affiliated with the Auckland August group.
The health minister had now demanded that the crew of ships in transit be tested, which was not the case before, Bloomfield said.
In total, 1530 confirmed cases of coronavirus were found in New Zealand, 37 of which were active, he said.
Five previous cases had been healed on Monday.
A pop-up coronavirus testing station was set up in the Ports of Taranaki, where another man-made vessel was anchored.
What is known so far about the latest case of the Covid-19 community
The latest community case is an electronic marine technician who recently worked on a ship that traveled to Auckland, Taranaki and Lyttelton.
It was anchored near Napier on Sunday as the crew waited for public health leave before disembarking.
No one on board had symptoms.
The crew is being considered to have close contact with the man and is being tested.
The man was wearing a mask and gloves while on the boat for six hours when he anchored at Taranaki Ports on Wednesday.
He was tested hours after he showed symptoms of Covid-19 on Oct. 16 while at his workplace in Auckland.
The man was likely to be contagious two days ago, Bloomfield said.
Rooms at a hotel and motel where he stayed while on a business trip to New Plymouth last week were thoroughly cleaned.
He drove alone from New Plymouth to his home in Auckland Wednesday night.
It is not known if he stopped somewhere on the trip.
The man spent Thursday at home, leaving only to get food.
His home contacts are in isolation and are being tested.
Bloomfield said staff at the test center where the man was hit on Friday did everything right.
The man is now in the Jet Park quarantine facility near Auckland Airport.
The case showed how well the New Zealand processes were working, but the issue is another reminder that Covid-19 will not disappear soon, Bloomfield said.
The man was tested for coronavirus regularly because of his work.
On October 2, he had a negative result.
What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos
to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]