A new cluster of Covid-19 cases linked to a single social event has been identified in Matamata, according to the Ministry of Health. This follows a previous cluster of now 11 confirmed cases at the Assisi rest home and hospital on the outskirts of Hamilton. GOOGLE MAPPS Redoubt Bar and Eatery in Matamata posted on it's Facebook page that a staff member had tested positive for Covid-19. READ MORE:* Coronavirus: Four staff members at Hamilton rest home have tested positive for Covid-19* Coronavirus: Resident of Hamilton rest home tests positive for Covid-19* Coronavirus: Infected Canterbury man travelled on plane with Covid-19 caseThe Waikato District Health Board confirmed to Stuff on Sunday it had identified 15 cases in a cluster in Matamata and several others who are closely connected are awaiting test results. Three Matamata eateries have confirmed on social media that staff have tested positive for Covid-19 with one person from Matamata currently in Waikato Hospital.
Source: Stuff March 29, 2020 03:25 UTC