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2 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19; No New Community Cases

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 1:09 pm | Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation and no new community cases to report in New Zealand today. The first imported case is a person who arrived from Paris (via Dubai / Kuala Lumpur) on 23 October. The second is a person who arrived ... More >>

5 New Imported Cases; No New Community Cases Of COVID-19

Monday, 26 October 2020, 1:57 pm | Ministry of Health

There are again no new community cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There are five new cases from managed isolation. One other case has now recovered, meaning the total number of active cases is 74. The five cases today include three ... More >>

No New Community Cases Of COVID-19

Sunday, 25 October 2020, 1:21 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new community cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. One case from managed isolation, which was under further investigation yesterday, has been reclassified as a confirmed case which has now recovered. Three other cases ... More >>

11 New Cases Of COVID-19

Saturday, 24 October 2020, 1:37 pm | Ministry of Health

There are 11 new cases of COVID-19 to report since our previous media update at 1pm on Friday – all from managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community. Five of these cases are part of the day 6 testing of international fishing crew in ... More >>

New Screening Programme Set To Target High Rates Of Bowel Cancer In South Canterbury

Friday, 23 October 2020, 3:23 pm | Ministry of Health

Residents of Timaru, and surrounding districts are about to get access to free bowel screening with South Canterbury District Health Board joining the National Bowel Screening Programme. Over the next two years around 12,000 people in the region, ... More >>

9 New Cases Of COVID-19

Friday, 23 October 2020, 1:42 pm | Ministry of Health

There are nine new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. Eight of these cases have been detected in our managed isolation facilities and one is a household contact connected to the marine employee cluster, who was already in self isolation. ... More >>

Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 On Sofrana Surville

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 4:54 pm | Ministry of Health

Positive test results from crew members on board the Sofrana Surville support the hypothesis that the port worker reported by the Ministry of Health on Sunday could have been infected while working on board. The Sofrana Surville had travelled from ... More >>

2 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 1:37 pm | Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, both imported cases in managed isolation facilities. The first case arrived on October 19 from the Netherlands via Dubai and the second case arrived on October 21 from Doha. They ... More >>

Codeine-containing Medicines To Be Reclassified

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 11:00 am | Ministry of Health

Medsafe has confirmed all codeine-containing medicines will be classified as prescription medicines from 5 November.  The Medicines Classification Committee meeting, held on 10 October 2019, recommended the change following a period of consultation ... More >>

25 New Cases Of COVID-19

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 1:59 pm | Ministry of Health

There are 25 new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today – 23 of these are imported cases caught at the border. Two are cases linked to the port worker reported on Sunday, who are workplace contacts. Workplace cases The first case we ... More >>

1 New Imported Case Of COVID-19

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 12:55 pm | Ministry of Health

There is one new imported case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There are no new community cases. Today’s imported case arrived on October 7 from Kenya via Dubai and was taken to a managed isolation facility in Auckland. They tested ... More >>

Suspected Historical Case Under Investigation

Monday, 19 October 2020, 3:58 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health is investigating a suspected historical case of COVID-19 that has been detected in a crew member on the IVS Merlion which is currently docked in the Port of Tauranga.  The crew member has returned a weak positive COVID-19 ... More >>

No New Cases Of COVID-19

Monday, 19 October 2020, 1:45 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today – that’s zero at the border, and zero in the community. This result is particularly pleasing as it includes the test results that we have back from three close contacts of the case ... More >>

3 New Cases Of COVID-19

Sunday, 18 October 2020, 1:56 pm | Ministry of Health

There is one new community case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There are also two imported cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. There is also one new historical case of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today – this ... More >>

3 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Saturday, 17 October 2020, 2:00 pm | Ministry of Health

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today. The imported historical case will be officially reported in the Ministry’s figures tomorrow. Information about this case was included in our update yesterday. ... More >>

Case Under Investigation Confirmed As Historical

Friday, 16 October 2020, 5:46 pm | Ministry of Health

The person reported earlier today as having returned a weak positive COVID-19 test result has now been confirmed as having a historical infection and is therefore no risk to the public. The person had returned two negative tests during their time ... More >>

4 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Friday, 16 October 2020, 1:06 pm | Ministry of Health

There are four new cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today. There is one suspected historical case currently being investigated, which is not included in today’s reporting numbers.  The first imported case ... More >>

2 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Thursday, 15 October 2020, 12:56 pm | Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new cases in the community.  The first imported case arrived on October 9 from India via Dubai and was taken to a managed isolation facility ... More >>

2 New Imported Cases Of COVID-19

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 1:00 pm | Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report from managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are no new cases in the community. The first imported case arrived on 7 October from Bangladesh, via Brisbane and Doha. The person was taken to a managed ... More >>

COVID-19 Throws Spotlight On Allied Health, As World Allied Health Professionals Day Celebrated

Wednesday, 14 October 2020, 10:06 am | Ministry of Health

New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 has seen thousands of health professionals across the country working tirelessly to help minimise and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Today is World Allied Health Professionals day – a chance to celebrate ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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