Household contact of Hastings Covid-19 case tests positive
A close contact of the positive Covid-19 case notified in Hastings yesterday has returned a positive result.
The first case is included in the Ministry of Health tally today, but the second case was notified after the daily cut-off for reporting and will be officially included in tomorrow’s number.
The first case is being investigated for links to previously reported cases, and the second case is a household contact of the first.
Locations of interest linked to this case have been published on the Ministry of Health website already and people who have spent time in the area are asked to check the website for any new locations, which will be added as they are confirmed.
Both cases are now isolating with public health and welfare support.