Archive: 04/05/2020

Targeted surveillance testing starts this week

As at 4 May, almost 3,000 predominantly-symptomatic people have been tested for COVID-19 in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions.

This update gives an overview of the current testing available, testing completed, and the future direction for the surveillance testing of asymptomatic people.


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Close contacts of new case test negative

While the Nelson Marlborough Public Health Service continues to investigate the source of the new Nelson case confirmed on 29 April, the test results for the close contacts (including supermarket co-workers) of the new case are negative.


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NMH COVID-19 Update: 4 May 2020

This update provides information about confirmed cases in the Nelson Marlborough region, community-based assessment centre (CBAC) data and any new information for our communities.

Please go to the main COVID-19 website for information about the CBACs, contact tracing, hospital planning and more: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19


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