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  •   Home > News > National > Lower South Island

    Wider testing at Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown after a second nurse tests positive for Covid-19

    Wider testing at Lakes District Hospital in Queenstown after a second nurse tests positive for Covid-19


    Seventy four staff who worked at the Queenstown hospital over the past two weeks are now being tested - after the first nurse tested positive on Sunday - followed by the latest case yesterday.

    Callum Proctor says the second nurse was a close contact of first nurse - and has very mild symptoms.

    Fifteen close contacts, including four patients are in self-isolation.

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