Four new Covid-19 community cases in Nelson-Tasman

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch
Dec 06, 2021 |

There are four new cases in Nelson-Tasman, all of which were reported after the official cut off period so will be added officially to tomorrow’s numbers.

 Of these new cases, the Ministry of Health said three are linked to existing cases and investigations into possible connections for the fourth new case are continuing.

 “Public health officials continue to manage several hundred contacts associated with exposures at two schools in Nelson. No further cases have been identified from these school exposures to date.”

 “Locations of interest are regularly added to the Ministry’s website so people living in Nelson-Tasman is asked to keep checking for any updates.” 

“Anyone with any symptoms that could be COVID-19, even if they are mild and you are vaccinated, are asked to please get a test” The Ministry said.

Auckland Update

Today, there are 125 new cases being reported in Auckland.  

Health staff are now supporting 3,123 people to isolate at home, including 847 cases. 

Waikato update

There are eight new cases being reported today in Waikato, with five in Te Kūiti and one each in Huntly, Ōtorohanga and Ngāruawāhia. 

All eight new cases have been linked to previous cases. 

Nine pop-up and dedicated testing sites are operating across Waikato today in Piopio, Hamilton, Te Kūiti, Taumarunui, Huntly, Ngāruawāhia and Ōtorohanga. 

Meanwhile, across the region, public health staff are now supporting 108 cases to isolate at home. 

Two cases are receiving care at Waikato Hospital, including one in ICU. 

Chris Lynch
Chris Lynch

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