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Who should self-isolate?

Who should self-isolate?

Posted March 19, 2020
Health

If you arrived in New Zealand from any country (except the Pacific Island countries listed in Category 2 (see below) prior to 1:00am on Monday 16 March you should self-isolate from the date of departure for 14 days. Voluntary registration is available at https://healthy.org.nz/register.

If you feel unwell please call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs).

If you have any difficulties accessing the online registration you can also register by phoning Healthline on 0800 358 5453.

If you arrived in New Zealand after 1:00 am on Monday 16 March from any country (except those listed on the countries and areas of concern under Category 2) you will need to self-isolate for 14 days.

If you have been in close contact with someone confirmed with COVID-19 you will need to self-isolate for 14 days from the date of contact.

For COVID-19 health advice and information, contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453 for international SIMS.

Category 2 countries and territories
Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Tokelau, Wallis and Futuna

People who have recently travelled from Category 2 countries and territories should be aware of the COVID-19 symptoms. You do not have to self-isolate if you are well. Anyone who develops symptoms within 14 days of departing the Category 2 country and territory should contact Healthline (0800 358 5453).