Sentinel Testing Southern Region

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From: Bronwyn Pullar

Dear Ministry of Health,

Under the Official Information Act 1982, I request the following information:

1. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were in the 20-29 year age group?

2. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in the 20-29 year age group were NZ residents and NZ citizens?

3. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in the 20-29 year age group were foreign Nationals?

4. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were NZ residents and NZ citizens?

5. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were foreign Nationals?

6 What is the total number of individuals that have been sentinel tested within the Southern District Health Board region since 16 March? When and where were these sentinel tests conducted?

7. Please provide a breakdown by age group, and by citizenship/nationality, for all individuals sentinel tested within the Southern District Health Board region since 16 March.

Yours faithfully,
Bronwyn Pullar

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Kia ora Bronwyn

Thank you for your request for official information received 23 April 2020
for:

        "1.  How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the
sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were
in the 20-29 year age group?

       2.  How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the
sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in
the 20-29 year age group were NZ residents and NZ citizens?
       
       3.  How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the
sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in
the 20-29 year age group were foreign Nationals?

       4. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the
sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were
NZ residents and NZ citizens?

       5. How many of the 340 individuals that participated in the
sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were
foreign Nationals?

       6 What is the total number of individuals that have been sentinel
tested within the Southern District Health Board region since 16 March?
 When and where were these sentinel tests conducted?  

       7. Please provide a breakdown by age group, and by
citizenship/nationality, for all individuals sentinel tested within the
Southern District Health Board region since 16 March."

The Ministry's reference number for your request is: H202002567.

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OIA Services
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From: Bronwyn Pullar

Dear Ministry of Health,

Thank you.

Please correct the number of individuals tested at Five Mile to 343, not 340 as per my original request.

Yours faithfully,

Bronwyn Pullar

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Kia ora Bronwyn

Please find attached a letter regarding your request for information.

Ngā mihi

Zoe Royden
OIA Services
Government Services
Office of the Director-General
Ministry of Health
E: [email address]

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From: OIA

Hi Bronwyn,

 

Please accept this as an acknowledgement of your Official Information Act
request, as transferred to us from the Ministry of Health:

 

1. How many of the 343 individuals that participated in the sentinel
tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were in the
20-29 year age group?

2. How many of the 343 individuals that participated in the sentinel
tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in the 20-29
year age group were NZ residents and NZ citizens?

3. How many of the 343 individuals that participated in the sentinel
tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown in the 20-29
year age group were foreign Nationals? 4. How many of the 343 individuals
that participated in the sentinel tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five
Mile in Queenstown were NZ residents and NZ citizens?

5. How many of the 343 individuals that participated in the sentinel
tested on Thursday 16 March 2020 at Five Mile in Queenstown were foreign
Nationals?

6 What is the total number of individuals that have been sentinel tested
within the Southern District Health Board region since 16 March? When and
where were these sentinel tests conducted?

7. Please provide a breakdown by age group, and by
citizenship/nationality, for all individuals sentinel tested within the
Southern District Health Board region since 16 March.

 

I will have a response to you on or before 8 June 2020.

 

Kind regards,

Yasmin

 

Yasmin Seymour, OIA Coordinator

Internal Ext: 55454 | DDI: 03 476 9454 | Email:
[1][email address]

Southern District Health Board

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Whanaungatanga

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am currently working from home.

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