People who visited a hair and beauty salon in Tauranga are being told to self-isolate after a person with Covid-19 was there last week.
Buff Hair and Beauty, on Cameron Rd in Tauranga South, has been identified as a new location of interest after an infected member of the public was there last Thursday, November 18.
They were there for two hours between 12.30pm and 2.30pm and the official advice for anyone who was there at the same time is to self-isolate and get tested immediately.
"Self-isolate, test immediately and on day five after you were exposed at this location of interest. Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by Public Health."
People are also told to record their visit on the ministry's website or via Healthline on 0800 611 116.
The salon, a bakery and sushi outlet are among the latest locations of interest released by health officials early today.
Six sites were announced just after 12pm - showing locations in Mt Maunganui, Tokoroa and Rotorua.
• BP Connect: 570 Maunganui Rd, Mt Maunganui. Fri, Nov 19, 9.15am-11.08am
• The Bakehouse Cafe: 227 Leith Place, Tokoroa. Thur, Nov 18, 11.05am-12.30pm
• Pūtāruru Mini Mart: 40 Tīrau St, Pūtāruru. Thur, Nov 18, 11.30am-1pm
• Coupland's Bakeries: 110 Lake Rd, Koutu, Rotorua. Wed, Nov 17, 12.25pm-1.50pm
• Countdown Bayfair: 19 Girven Rd, Mt Maunganui. Thur, Nov 18, 4.04pm-5.50pm
• Kmart Rotorua: 1490 Amohau St, Rotorua. Wed, 1.15pm-3.45pm
The Ministry of Health released nine new places of interest or exposure events on its website this morning.
Pak'nSave Rotorua: 1042 Amohau St, Rotorua. Mon, Nov 15, 4.30pm-7.15pm
• St Pierre's Sushi: 1490 Amohau St, Rotorua. Mon, Nov 15, 3.20pm-4.50pm
• Zest Bakery and Cafe: 187 Chadwick Rd, Greerton, Tauranga. Wed, Nov 17, 12.15pm-2.30pm
• Zest Bakery and Cafe: Thur, Nov 18, 2.45pm-5pm
• Buff Hair and Beauty: 575 Cameron Rd, Tauranga South, Tauranga. Thur, Nov 18, 12.30pm-2.30pm
• Bakehouse Cafe and Roast: 40 Tūrangi Town Centre, Tūrangi. Tues, Nov 16, 1.15pm-2.30pm
• McDonald's Tauranga: 549 Cameron Rd, Tauranga. Sun, Nov 14, 6.30pm-8.30pm
• Bayview Roast and Fish and Chips Shop: 19 Bethlehem Rd, Bethlehem, Tauranga. Wed, Nov 17, 5pm-6pm
• Welcome Sushi: 252 Welcome Bay Rd, Welcome Bay, Tauranga: Thur, Nov 18, 9am-11am
A total of 27 locations of interest or exposure events linked to members of the public who had tested positive for the virus were announced throughout yesterday.
Despite Auckland continually reporting the most number of community Covid cases, no new locations or exposure events have been announced around the city since last Monday.
Among yesterday's locations were businesses in Tauranga, Te Kūiti, Mt Maunganui, Tūrangi and Hamilton.
The last time anyone with the virus was out and about in the community was three days ago. Seven locations of interest were visited on Friday.