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TMO investigating alleged Covid-19 incident

Tuesday 26 April 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Health, National

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TMO investigating alleged Covid-19 incident
A house is sealed off for isolation. PHOTO: MELINA ETCHES

Allegations of a breach by a positive Covid-19 case are being investigated by Te Marae Ora.

A spokesperson confirmed Te Marae Ora is investigating allegations after Cook Islands News was tipped off.

The newspaper understands TMO is looking into a breach of a positive case tested at Rarotonga, who boarded a flight to Aitutaki on Friday.

It is understood Arenikau Taskforce is looking into the matter as the person resides in their zone.

A member of the taskforce confirmed a matter is being investigated then referred the newspaper to TMO.

The TMO spokesperson confirmed an investigation is underway but did not have further information to provide on Sunday.