Covid 19 coronavirus: Investigation into frozen food risk at Auckland cold store

A New Zealand Herald article.

Investigators are trying to determine whether New Zealand’s mystery Covid-19 outbreak could have been freighted into the country in frozen food or even remain frozen in a cold storage facility for weeks.

One of the people who has tested positive for Covid-19 is an employee at an Americold coolstore in Mt Wellington, one of four people who tested positive on Tuesday.

Americold NZ managing director Richard Winnall told the Herald the man worked in a role where he handled frozen food that was destined for grocery retailers and food service companies.

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