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New Zealand Covid-19 cases all linked to single cluster, with more cases expected

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Cabinet to meet at 3pm to discuss Auckland lockdown as health minister Chris Hipkins says city not yet looking at moving from level three to four Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage New Zealand is not yet looking at a level 4 lockdown, because the rising number of Covid-19 cases are all related to a single cluster, the health minister has said. Chris Hipkins told Radio NZ that more than one cluster would have to be circulating for the country to rise to level 4 restrictions, and so far there was no evidence of that, though more cases from the same cluster had...
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Imported frozen foods may have caused New Zealand's new coronavirus outbreak. But it's very rare to get sick from such packages

Imported frozen foods may have caused New Zealand's new coronavirus outbreak. But it's very rare to get sick from such packages

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

New Zealand's recent COVID-19 outbreak can be traced back to imported frozen goods, officials said.
Chinese officials also found traces of coronavirus on imported frozen foods from South America.
But experts say the risk of catching COVID-19 from packages - frozen or otherwise - is low.
Though viral particles can survive for a time on cardboard and plastic , the coronavirus " does not spread easily " from contaminated surfaces , according to the CDC.
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New Zealand reported its first case of COVID-19 in more than 100 days on Tuesday. It's...
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New Zealand baffled by new COVID-19 cases, eyes frozen-food packaging

New Zealand baffled by new COVID-19 cases, eyes frozen-food packaging

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 13: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks with media at a COVID-19 briefing on August 13, 2020. COVID-19 restrictions have been reintroduced across New Zealand after four new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Auckland. Auckland has been placed in Level 3 lockdown for three days from Wednesday, August 12, with all residents to work from home unless they are essential workers and all schools and childcare centers are closed. The rest of New Zealand has returned to Level 2 restrictions. The new cases are all in the same family, with health authorities...
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