Otago Daily Times

Con­tact trac­ing


Within two days of be­ing no­ti­fied, of­fi­cials had iden­ti­fied just 13 po­ten­tial close con­tacts — and only four of them close ones.

The man had not come near other guests at The Devon or used any of the fa­cil­i­ties, nor had he spent any time out and it had been caught early.

‘‘I do want to say that the per­son, be­cause of the na­ture of his work, had taken a num­ber of pre­cau­tions to limit his con­tacts with oth­ers — and his ac­tions have been very help­ful in terms of lim­it­ing the risk of fur­ther spread.’’

Ken Rei, which was to have ar­rived in Napier that af­ter­noon, never made it to dock — and in­stead re­mains

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