Northland District Health Board has this afternoon advised the Ministry of Health of two new community cases of COVID-19 in Southern Kaipara.
The two cases are in the same household and at this stage have no known links to the current Northland cluster. Investigations are underway to determine connections to the current outbreak, the Ministry said in a statement.
The pair were tested on 27 October and have been isolating with public health oversight, it said.
“Investigations are continuing to determine further details around their movements and to identify any locations of interest. A further update on will be provided tomorrow.”
“We are encouraging anyone in the area who has symptoms to get a test.”