Day: November 8, 2020

Covid 19 coronavirus: Ministry of Health update – Are there more community cases linked to Jet Park Hotel worker?

Director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. Photo / Mark Mitchell

The Ministry of Health will today confirm if there are any cases connected to a quarantine worker who tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday.

As of yesterday, there was no community spread from the Auckland Jet Park worker, but 25 of the person’s colleagues had been put into isolation.

Of the 25, six had returned negative tests while other results were pending.

It is at least the seventh time in just over three months that the virus has been contracted in a managed isolation or quarantine (MIQ) facility into the community.

The ministry should also be able to confirm more details of a historical case released yesterday.

That person arrived in New Zealand on October 5 from London via Singapore and alerted staff to their earlier positive test in London on September 19.

They were tested again and returned a positive result on October 5.

The ministry said it was likely an old infection, consistent with the earlier positive result, but it was awaiting confirmation it had been recorded in the UK’s total numbers.

Three previously reported cases have now recovered, bringing the total number of active cases to 43.

On Friday, 5834 people were tested for Covid-19, bringing the total number of tests to 1,132,820.

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Cape Parks and Recreation hold huge garage sale



a group of people in a room with many items: The Cape GIrardeau Parks and Recreation held a huge Fall garage sale filling up the Osage building.


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The Cape GIrardeau Parks and Recreation held a huge Fall garage sale filling up the Osage building.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) – The Cape GIrardeau Parks and Recreation held a huge Fall garage sale filling up the Osage building.

On hand were roughly 130 vendors, more than 80 tables and hundreds of people in attendance.

People we talked with say it was a great way to be able to get out and find some things they desired.

“People can get out and they can shop and visit,” James Eaves said. “There’s a lot of selection here. You got just about anything you think you might need.”

Even vendors benefit by making some extra money with sales.

However, one lady we spoke to took it upon herself to take all of her proceeds to help out a local humane society. She said she just wanted to help the animals.

“That’s a no brainer. It’s excellent because all the items that we have is for the shelter and it doesn’t always have to be pet related,” Brenda Brown said. “So the public that comes out here and buys things they need and it benefits the animals at the same time…100 percent.”

The Fall Garage Sale lasted only 4 hours from 7 a.m. until 11 a.m.

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