September 20, 2021
In light of today’s Covid-19 announcement, Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 tomorrow, Tuesday, September 21 at 11.59 pm for at least two weeks. All rugby league activity remains suspended at Alert Level 3.
Aucklanders are instructed to stay home in their bubble other than for essential personal movement, and despite the level change, keep bubbles tight.
A bespoke Level 4 lockdown has been announced for those in the Mangatangi region. Anyone who has visited or lived there since September 8 has been asked to isolate and monitor symptoms. All rugby league activity in the region is suspended until further notice.
For those in Alert Level 2, gathering limits have changed to allow a maximum of 100 people.
For those OUTSIDE AUCKLAND, Alert Level 2 means rugby league activity can re-commence ONLY if clubs and facilities can abide by all of the below health requirements.
Remember to use the NZ Covid Tracer app with Bluetooth tracing turned on.
Any person feeling unwell or presenting cold, flu, or COVID-19 symptoms should immediately contact their doctor or Healthline on 0800 358 5453.
NZRL will continue to update you with the latest information, subject to government updates.
Thank you for your ongoing resilience and cooperation.
Rugby league clubs are required to maintain a contact tracing register of participants and spectators to assist the Ministry of Health’s efforts at contact tracing.
Guidance issued by the Ministry of Health requires:
Care should be taken in the maintenance of the guest register, with the following issues being addressed:
“This information is being collected to assist in the management of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be given to the Ministry of Health and/or the District Health Board on request in the event that it is required for contact tracing purposes. We will not use it for any other purpose, and will destroy it after four weeks. It will be kept here at [name of the establishment]. You have a right to access and correct any information we hold about you.”
All players, team staff and supporters who attend training will
All players and team staff will use online team sheets as their method of contact tracing on game days. Click here for support note on how to enter team sheets or here to watch a recorded webinar.
Supporters who access your facility, including fields and clubrooms,
Should there be a suspected or confirmed COVID-19 case among someone who visited your facility, you should contact Healthline’s dedicated COVID-19 hotline on 0800 358 5453. Health authorities will then decide whether to contact anyone else linked to the suspected or confirmed case.
If you need any further details or have any further queries regarding contact tracing and the Privacy Act 1993 please contact the Privacy Commissioner on 0800 803 909 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm).
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