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No Community Cases; One Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 12:03 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There is one positive case of COVID-19 to report today in a recent returnee in a managed isolation facility. Ten previously reported cases have now recovered. The ... More >>

Response To The Chief Ombudsman’s Report Into The High And Complex Framework

Wednesday, 28 July 2021, 11:11 am | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health welcomes recommendations made by the Chief Ombudsman in a report around the care available for people with an intellectual disability. The Ombudsman has been investigating the High and Complex Framework since early 2019. ... More >>

Health And Disability Services Standard More People And Whānau-focused

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 1:41 pm | Ministry of Health

The updated Ngā Paerewa Health and Disability Services Standard will help to improve health outcomes for New Zealanders, says the Ministry of Health’s Deputy Director General Health System Improvement and Innovation, Clare Perry. “The Ngā Paerewa ... More >>

No Community Cases; 1 Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Tuesday, 27 July 2021, 1:22 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There is one case to report today in a managed isolation facility. Two previously reported cases have now recovered. The number of active cases in New Zealand is 52. ... More >>

No Community Cases; 3 Historical Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Monday, 26 July 2021, 1:28 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community or in managed isolation in New Zealand today. There are three historical cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. Five previously reported cases ... More >>

At Risk Kiwis Urged To Get Tested On World Hepatitis Day This Week

Monday, 26 July 2021, 10:34 am | Ministry of Health

Pop-up hepatitis C testing clinics are being set up across Aotearoa New Zealand on World Hepatitis Day this Wednesday to make it quick and easy for at risk Kiwis to get tested for the virus. Around 45,000 New Zealanders are living with hepatitis ... More >>

No Community Cases; 2 New Cases In Managed Isolation; 2 Historical Cases; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Sunday, 25 July 2021, 1:07 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are two positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities and two new historical cases aboard the ship the Playa Zahara. Since 1 January 2021, ... More >>

No Community Cases; 3 New Cases In Managed Isolation; 2 Historical Cases; Taranaki Wastewater Update

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 1:15 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are three positive cases and two historical case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities. Since 1 January 2021, there have been 103 historical cases, ... More >>

COVID-19 Detected In New Plymouth Wastewater

Saturday, 24 July 2021, 6:04 am | Ministry of Health

23 July 2021 Earlier today ESR reported there had been a positive test result detected from a wastewater sample in New Plymouth. A follow-up sample, taken yesterday, returned a second positive result this evening. Based on previous incidences, it is most likely ... More >>

No Community Cases; 19 New Cases In Managed Isolation; 1 Historical Case; Mariners Updates

Friday, 23 July 2021, 1:18 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are 19 positive cases – all of whom are mariners in isolation – and one historical case of COVID-19 to report today in a recent returnee in a managed isolation ... More >>

Further Support For Group 3 Vaccination Appointments

Friday, 23 July 2021, 5:44 am | Ministry of Health

An 0800 number will be launched today (Friday), allowing people in group 3 who haven’t yet received an invitation to have their COVID-19 vaccination to make an appointment. Jo Gibbs, National Director of the COVID-19 Vaccine and Immunisation Programme, says ... More >>

Whole Genome Sequencing For Initial Mattina Crew Members Indicates Delta

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 9:12 pm | Ministry of Health

Results of whole genome sequencing from nine crew members of the MS Mattina show they have the Delta variant of COVID-19. The results also show the variant isn’t linked to any previously confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Zealand. Three of the crew ... More >>

No Community Cases; 3 New Cases And 1 Historical Case Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; Mattina Update

Thursday, 22 July 2021, 2:01 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are three positive cases and one historical case of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. In addition to the nine previously ... More >>

No Community Cases; Six Cases Of COVID-19 Aboard Mattina Previously Reported, None In Managed Isolation

Wednesday, 21 July 2021, 1:01 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are no positive cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities. As signalled yesterday, we are today adding to our national ... More >>

No Community Cases; Six New Border Related Cases Of COVID-19; Mattina Update

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 1:03 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are six positive cases of COVID-19 to report today in recent returnees at the border. This number includes three of the confirmed cases aboard the Mattina container ... More >>

Test Results Confirm Further COVID-19 Cases Aboard Quarantined Container Ship

Tuesday, 20 July 2021, 9:47 am | Ministry of Health

A total of nine crew members onboard the Mattina container ship, currently in quarantine in Bluff, have now tested positive for COVID-19. The Marshall Islands-flagged vessel came into port on Sunday night and all 21 crew members were tested yesterday morning ... More >>

Pause On Quarantine-Free Travel From Victoria Extended; QFT With Queensland Continue

Monday, 19 July 2021, 8:15 pm | Ministry of Health

The pause on Quarantine-Free Travel from Victoria to New Zealand will be extended for now, the Ministry of Health has confirmed. New Zealand health officials met again today and determined that, at this time, a better understanding is still needed of ... More >>

Two Confirmed Cases Aboard Quarantined Container Ship

Monday, 19 July 2021, 3:44 pm | Ministry of Health

Two symptomatic crew members onboard the Mattina container ship, currently in quarantine in Bluff, have tested positive for COVID-19. The Marshall Island-flagged vessel came into port last night and all 21 crew members were tested this morning. Rapid tests ... More >>

No Community Cases; 10 New Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation In 2 Days, 2 Historical Cases, Playa Zahara Update

Sunday, 18 July 2021, 1:02 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today. There are 10 cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update on Friday. This includes three of the ... More >>

Update On Whole Genome Sequencing For Playa Zahara

Friday, 16 July 2021, 6:09 pm | Ministry of Health

Preliminary results of whole genome sequencing from three crew members of the Playa Zahara fishing vessel show they have the Delta variant of COVID-19. The results also show the variant isn’t linked to any previously confirmed COVID-19 cases in New ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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