Two more Christchurch Covid cases

Oct 29, 2021

There are two new community cases of Covid-19 in Christchurch today, bringing the total in the city to four.


Today's cases are from a single household and are linked as close-contacts to the two cases announced yesterday.


A total of 13 other close contacts have been identified: All are isolating and will undergo further testing.


The Ministry of Health said anyone in Canterbury with symptoms, no matter how mild, should get tested.


Three thousand tests were carried out yesterday across Canterbury and 11,000 vaccinations given.


90 percent of residents have received their first dose and 71 percent are fully vaccinated.

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