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Low community risk in port covid case – Bloomfield

Paul McBeth
Sun, 18 Oct 2020

Paul McBeth
Sun, 18 Oct 2020
Proactive self-reporting and more mature systems appear to have contained a new case of covid-19 from entering the community, says Ministry of Heath director general Ashley Bloomfield.Calling an unexpected press conference the day after the general election, Bloomfield said officials are confident they’ve contained a case involving a man who works on docked ships.Bloomfield said the Aucklander immediately called Healthline when he became symptomatic and was tested on Friday. That result came back positive. He had worked on a docked ship a...

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