Saturday, November 27

Student at Auckland’s Northcote College tests positive for Covid-19


A student at a high school on Auckland’s north shore, Northcote College, tested positive for Covid-19.

Northcote College

Northcote College
Photo: google maps

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service has notified parents, caregivers and staff that all students and staff are considered close contacts.

According to the letter, the student was at school on Monday and Tuesday of this week.

Staff and students were ordered to isolate themselves at home.

The letter, the images of which have been posted on Facebook pages, also says “even if New Zealand’s national alert level changes from the current level 4, it still has to complete its full 14-day self-isolation.”

He also advises people to get tested and watch for symptoms.

A bus trip to Northcote College on Tuesday morning has been listed by the Health Department as a landmark.

More to come.

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