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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Canterbury DHB is reassuring the public -- after confirmation a man visited a McDonalds in Christchurch before testing positive for Covid 19 in South Korea

    Canterbury DHB is reassuring the public -- after confirmation a man visited a McDonalds in Christchurch before testing positive for Covid 19 in South Korea


    The man had visited the McDonalds on Memorial Ave, near Christchurch Airport, on July 20.

    The DHB says there were very few other customers in the store at the time the man visited, and no customers or staff are considered close contacts.

    Medical Officer of Health Dr Cheryl Brunton says McDonalds has a regular programme of cleaning and disinfection for kiosks and other high touch points in their stores.

    She says no additional measures are necessary.

    The man had also visited a nearby Countdown supermarket, that underwent a deep clean on Tuesday.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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