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Santa caught up in new locations of interest

Popular Cafe Demitasse has had to close for the next two days due to a confirmed Covid-19 case visiting them on Wednesday December 15. Photo: Cafe Demitasse Facebook page.

More Tauranga and Te Puke locations of interest in the Covid-19 outbreak have been announced including Santa Magic at Tauranga Crossing as a 'location of interest', and one of Tauranga's top city cafés, a takeaway place, two gyms and a tavern defined as 'close contacts'.
 
Anyone who was at any of the five ‘close contacts’ locations during the times recorded are being treated as close contacts and must self-isolate, get tested immediately, then tested again five days after exposure.
 
Sunlive has a useful page for staying up with Locations of Interest as soon as they are announced. Click here to follow updates as they happen.

Due to a confirmed Covid-19 case visiting them on Wednesday December 15, the popular Cafe Demitasse, a Tauranga city café on Cameron Rd has had to close until further notice as it is now listed as a 'close contact' location.

"Per MOH requirements all staff are isolating and waiting on test results," says a Cafe Demitasse spokesperson on their Facebook page on Sunday afternoon.

"After being contacted by MOH this morning regarding a confirmed Covid-19 case, we will be closed Monday & Tuesday (20th & 21st Dec). We will update you further once we have more answers in the next day or so. Thank you for understanding."

The five ‘close contacts’ locations are:

  • Cafe Demitasse on Cameron Rd, Tauranga on Wednesday December 15 from 12.58 pm – 2.20 pm
  • Welcome Bay Takeaways on Wednesday December 8 from 6.45pm – 8.30pm
  • Judea Tavern, 35 Koromiko Street, Judea, on Saturday December 11 from 11.30pm – 1pm Sunday December 12
  • TGA BOX Health & Fitness Tauranga in Judea on Thursday December 9 from 5.15pm – 7pm
  • Tauranga Boxing Gym Judea on Wednesday December 8 from 5.15pm – 7pm.
For anyone who visited these 'close contact' locations at the given times, the advice from Ministry of Health is to self-isolate, test immediately and test again on day 5 after you were exposed at this location of interest. Further isolation and testing requirements will be provided by Public Health.
 
Remember to record your visit online or call Healthline so Ministry of Health contact tracers can get in touch.

The Judea Tavern in Koromiko Street in Judea is also a 'close contacts' location. Photo: Google Maps.

 

Locations of interest
Santa Magic at Tauranga Crossing has been listed as a location of interest after being visited on Saturday December 11 between 1pm -3pm. Anyone visiting at the same time is advised to self-monitor for symptoms.
 
More locations of interest have been added. People in these locations are advised to self-monitor for symptoms.
 
The locations of interest are:
  • Santa Magic, Tauranga Crossing, on Saturday December 11 between 1pm -3pm
  • 154 1st Avenue Tauranga on Thursday December 16 from 1.45pm – 3.15pm.
  • Pak n Save Cameron Road Tauranga Tuesday December 14 from 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm
  • 52 2nd Avenue Tauranga on Thursday December 16 from 1.15 pm – 2.45 pm
  • Tauranga Crossing on Wednesday December 15 from 12.45 pm – 2.30 pm
  • Countdown Fraser Cove Tauranga South, on Thursday December 16 from 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm
  • Pak'NSave Cameron Road on Thursday December 16 from 3.00 pm – 4.30 pm
  • Waimapu Garage in Oropi Rd on Thursday December 9 from 3pm – 4.30pm.
  • Hiroba Bayfair Shopping Mall on Thursday December 9 from 10.30am – 11.45am
  • Mag & Turbo Tyre and Service Centre Tauranga in Cameron Rd on Wednesday December 15 from 11.45am – 2pm
  • Kmart Bayfair on Thursday December 9 from 10.50am – 12.30pm
  • Ministry of Social Development Mt Maunganui at 9 Owens Place on Thursday December 9 from 12.25pm - 1.45pm
  • Ministry of Social Development Mt Maunganui at 9 Owens Place on Friday December 10 from 10am – 12.45pm
  • Peter Alexander, Bayfair Shopping Centre, on Thursday December 9 from 12.25pm – 1.45pm.
  • Bayfair Shopping Centre on Thursday December 9 from 10.30am – 12.30pm.
  • Bunnings Warehouse Mt Maunganui on Thursday December 9 from 1.15pm – 2.45pm
  • Sand Bakery and Cafe Tauranga in Cameron Rd on Tuesday December 14 from 9.30am – 10am
  • Four Square Cherrywood on Sunday December 12 from 12.45pm – 3pm.
  • Bayfair Shopping Centre on Friday December 10 from 12pm – 1.30pm.
  • Mitre 10 Mega Tauranga in Gate Pa on Friday December 10 from 2.30pm – 4.30pm.
  • Pak'nSave Tauranga on Wednesday December 8 from 2.45pm – 5pm.
  • Emergency Department Tauranga Hospital – Outside on Monday December 13 from 12.50pm – 2.20pm.
  • Tauranga Hospital Ground floor Café on Monday December 13 from 2.05am – 3.20pm
  • New World Gate Pa on Wednesday December 15 from 1.45pm – 2.30pm
  • McDonald's Cameron Road on Tuesday December 14 from 11.15am – 2pm.
  • Matua Dairy Matua on Tuesday December 14 from 9.45am – 11.15am
  • Matua Dairy Matua on Monday December 13 from 2.45pm – 4.15pm.
  • Countdown Greerton on Saturday December 11 from 7.25pm – 8.50pm.
  • New World Te Puke on Monday December 13 from 10.10am – 11.25am
 
Self-monitor for Covid-19 symptoms for ten days after you were exposed to the locations of interest. If symptoms develop, get a test and stay at home until you get a negative test result.

 

Click on SunLive's Location of Interest update page to stay up-to-date with new locations of interest as they are announced.

 

 

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SO it's starting to look a little different!

Posted on 19-12-2021 21:06 | By The Caveman

The original suggestions were that the Aucklanders would bring Covid to the BOP holiday spots !! Seems to me that the Aucklanders may be looking at taking it back to Auckland after their BOP holiday !!