The Ministry of Health confirmed in a media release today that an individual who was a guest at the managed isolation facility at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland, and has been isolating at home in Hamilton since 30 January, tested positive for COVID-19.
All recent Pullman managed isolation guests have been required to self-isolate for 5 days following completion of their 14 days in managed isolation.
The individual has been isolating at home in Hamilton since leaving the Pullman on 30 January and had returned 3 negative tests prior to this positive test.
“Based on our current assessment of the circumstances around this case, we consider the public health risk to be low and people in and around Hamilton should not be alarmed.”
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