News | Health & Safety
8 Mar 2021 3:03
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Papatoetoe High School has been closed until further notice

    Papatoetoe High School has been closed until further notice


    Another student at the college has contracted the virus, and is linked to the February outbreak.

    The pupil hasn't returned to school and lives in a house with six people, including one sibling who also attends Papatoetoe High.

    Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield says all students and staff at school are being re-tested as a result.

    He says there is nothing to suggest there is a new strain, however genome sequencing will confirm that.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Health & Safety News
     07 Mar: ???1;A vaccine expert says most New Zealanders will accept a Covid-19 vaccine when they have the information they need
     07 Mar: There are no new cases of Covid-19 to report in the community today -- and one case in managed isolation
     07 Mar: Bolstering primary care could improve New Zealand's poor cancer outcomes
     06 Mar: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, moved back to private hospital after 'successful' heart procedure
     05 Mar: Johnson and Johnson loses pelvic mesh court appeal
     04 Mar: Concerns from hospitality businesses about criteria for the latest wage subsidy
     04 Mar: Wastewater testing for Covid-19 has kept coming back negative
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The Crusaders have galloped away to 33-16 Super Rugby Aotearoa thrashing over the Hurricanes in Christchurch More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    Antivirus software entrepreneur John McAfee's been charged with fraud and money laundering More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    The Wellington Phoenix have secured their third win of the A-League season, beating the Perth Glory 3-nil in Wollongong 21:56

    Auckland:
    A burned out car and the body found inside it has now been removed from Barry Curtis Park in east Auckland 21:16

    Motoring:
    State Highway 5 at Eskdale remains closed after a car hit a power pole, bringing down lines earlier this evening 21:07

    Netball:
    The Silver Ferns have won netball's Constellation Cup for the first time since 2012 after beating Australia 45-43 in the fourth deciding match in Christchurch 20:46

    Boxing:
    Kiwi fighter Israel Adesanya's expected to drop back down to the middleweight class, after being defeated by Poland's Jan Blachowicz in UFC 259 20:26

    Environment:
    The Crusaders have galloped away to 33-16 Super Rugby Aotearoa thrashing over the Hurricanes in Christchurch 20:06

    Cricket:
    England have claimed a series win over the White Ferns, after beating the home side by 32 runs in the third Twenty20 international in Wellington 19:46

    International:
    COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues in WA with nine new clinics set to open 19:16

    Soccer:
    Wellington Phoenix veteran striker David Ball has heaped praise on young strike partner Ben Waine 17:36

    Netball:
    The Silver Ferns are Constellation Cup champions after coming from behind to defeat the Australian Diamonds 45-43 in the finale in Christchurch 17:36


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd