Potential Covid-19 exposure sites continue to emerge, with more supermarkets and a petrol station revealed among the newest locations visited by infectious people.
The Ministry of Health has released just two new locations of interest this evening, one in Manukau and the other in Henderson.
SuperValue Palomino Henderson was visited by a person with Covid-19 on August 27 between 1.40pm and 1.45pm.
Anyone who visited the Henderson store during this time must self-monitor for Covid symptoms for 14 days and get tested if symptoms develop.
The Whenuapai Gardens & Orchard Manukau was also visited by a person with Covid-19 on August 28. Anyone who visited this location between 1.30pm and 2pm must also self-monitor for Covid symptoms.
As of 4pm new locations of interest have been added, including a supermarket which was visited by a Covid case on the weekend.
New World Botany was visited by a Covid-positive case over the weekend on Saturday September 4. Anyone who visited this supermarket between 5pm and 6.30pm must self-monitor for Covid symptoms for 14 days and get tested if symptoms develop.
The same advice goes for shoppers at Pak'nSave Botany on the same day between 4.40pm and 5.40pm.
Anyone who visited Countdown Mt Roskill on August 28 between 5.15pm to 5.45 must also self-monitor for Covid symptoms.
Fresh Choice in Otahuhu has also been identified as a location of interest and was visited on August 25 between 12pm to 5pm. Shoppers must also self-monitor for Covid symptoms.
Earlier today, the Ministry of Health added 14 new sites of interest - including a person who spent 15 minutes at Z Manurewa just three days ago on September 4.
Anyone who visited the service station between 2am and 2.15am is asked to self-isolate for two weeks and to monitor symptoms.
There's also a five-hour visit to Pak'nSave Sylvia Park on Sunday, August 29, between 11am and 4pm.
The latest site, added at 2pm, is Mojo's Superette in Mangere Bridge on August 28 between 7.45pm and 9pm.
Several other supermarket visits at Countdown and Pak'nSave were added at midday, bringing the new total of locations of interest to 128.
The other affected sites are;
• Countdown Northwest Massey on September 3 between 5.16pm and 5.45pm,
• Pak'nSave Manukau on August 23 between 12pm and 1pm,
• Pak'nSave Mangere on August 24 between 9am and 11am,
• New World Mt Roskill on August 27 between 2.45pm and 3.30pm,
• West Liquor Royal Heights Massey on September 1 between 5.14pm and 5.30pm,
• Pak'nSave Papakura on August 26 between 2pm and 3.30pm,
• Gilmours Mt Roskill on August 23 between 12.30pm and 1.45pm,
• Pak'nSave Clendon on August 26 between 1.30pm and 2.30pm,
• New World Westfield Albany on August 25 between 11.52am and 12.15pm.
Yesterday, two pharmacies and a fruit and vege shop were added.
The number of potential exposure sites dropped yesterday, but other new additions included long bus rides and suburban dairies.
All the new locations are in Auckland, which remains in alert level 4, as New Zealand moves into level 2, or "Delta level 2", as dubbed by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, at 11.59pm tonight.
However, new rules have been added to level 2 because of the danger presented by the Delta strain, including mandatory mask use in most public venues and patron limits at restaurants, bars and clubs.
A new Covid testing regime will also be introduced for MIQ staff and essential workers crossing Auckland's borders.
Delta 2 has further restrictions including the size of gatherings, mandatory mask and QR code use.
Among the locations added yesterday were Puhinui Pharmacy in Papatoetoe, which was visited on August 27 between 12pm-1pm, and Richmond Rd Chemist in Grey Lynn, visited on August 30 between 1.45pm and 2.15pm.
Whenuapai Gardens & Orchard Ōtāhuhu - a fruit and vege shop on Atkinson Ave - has also been added to the list, with a visit on August 29 from 1.30pm-1.40pm.
Several bus services and shops were also added to the list on Sunday. They include Family Food Mart Ōtāhuhu, Countdown Northcote, Village Foodmart Papatoetoe, and Saveway Asian Supermarket in Papakura.