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20 May 2024 11:58
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    The Ministry of Health has this evening declared 3 new Covid-19 cases

    The Ministry of Health has this evening declared 3 new Covid-19 cases

    These cases are in addiytion to the 24 declared during the afternoon.

    Tonight's new cases are in the Waikato and are household contacts of a remand prisoner with the virus.

    The prisoner was released on e-monitored bail from Mount Eden Prison on September 8 to a home in the Firth of Thames.

    He's now back in Mt Eden Prison, and isolating there.

    The new cases include two students from Mangatangi School on the Hauraki Plains, at least one of whom was infectious at school on Thursday.

    The school is now closed and parents have been contacted.

    There are nine people all up in the household.

    The three cases have been moved into quarantine alongside an adult caregiver.

    © 2024 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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