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Review Of Health Response To Lead Contamination Put Community First

Friday, 16 April 2021, 12:58 pm | Ministry of Health

A review into the health system response to lead contamination in Waikouaiti’s drinking water supply has found that the sector focused on reducing the risk to the community’s health first. “I commissioned Dr Heather Uwins-England and Dr Jill ... More >>

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

Friday, 16 April 2021, 12:55 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new positive case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our last media statement yesterday. The new case is a contact of a previously reported case who is in quarantine. The ... More >>

Additional Data On New Mental Health Information Hub Now Available

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 5:39 pm | Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health has expedited the release of updated mental health data and collated publicly available information in one place to make it easier for people to understand the performance of the mental health and addiction system. Director-General ... More >>

Life-saving Bowel Screening Now Available In Wellington Region

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 4:49 pm | Ministry of Health

The National Bowel Screening Programme (NBSP) was launched in Wellington this week, bringing free screening to around 45,000 people living in Kapiti, Porirua and Wellington city. Capital & Coast District Health Board is the 16th DHB to offer bowel ... More >>

Medsafe Seeks Additional Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 1:49 pm | Ministry of Health

New Zealand's medicines regulator, Medsafe has requested additional information from Janssen, ahead of making a decision about whether to approve the pharmaceutical company’s COVID-19 vaccine. After receiving information from the US Food and Drug ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 2 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 12:53 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There are two new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our last media statement yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is five. The number ... More >>

Border Trial Of App To Detect COVID-19 Early

Thursday, 15 April 2021, 10:11 am | Ministry of Health

A trial is underway to see if an app connected to wearable smart devices can detect COVID-19 in border workers before they experience symptoms, says Shayne Hunter, Deputy Director-General of Data and Digital, Ministry of Health. The Ministry of Health ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 2 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 1:02 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There are two new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our last media statement yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is eight. The number ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 4 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Tuesday, 13 April 2021, 12:55 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There are 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our media statement yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 8. The number ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 7 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; 1 Historical Case

Monday, 12 April 2021, 1:19 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new cases in the community to report today. There are 7 new positive cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation since our media statement last night. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 9. There is ... More >>

New Border-related Positive COVID-19 Case

Monday, 12 April 2021, 5:05 am | Ministry of Health

11 April A worker at the Grand Millennium managed isolation facility – who is a close contact of the case reported on Thursday – has tested positive for COVID-19. Because the new case has been self-isolating at home since being identified as a ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 3 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Sunday, 11 April 2021, 1:51 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and three new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case The source investigation into ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 10 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Saturday, 10 April 2021, 1:00 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 10 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case There are no new positive cases from ... More >>

Update On Border-related Case; Crew Member Under Investigation On Ship

Saturday, 10 April 2021, 5:20 am | Ministry of Health

9 April 2021 The case investigation into the border-related COVID-19 case in a worker at the Grand Millennium managed isolation facility continues. The person’s further test results are expected to give health authorities a better understanding of this ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 6 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Friday, 9 April 2021, 1:02 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 6 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update yesterday. Update on the border-related positive COVID-19 case Yesterday we reported a new border-related ... More >>

Border-related Case Confirmed As Current Case

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 5:58 pm | Ministry of Health

The new border-related COVID-19 case reported earlier today is now confirmed as a current case after today’s test result returned positive. Other test results we have today of four members from an adjoining house have returned negative. A co-worker ... More >>

One New Border-related Case;19Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation; 4 Historical Cases

Thursday, 8 April 2021, 1:05 pm | Ministry of Health

There is one new border-related positive COVID-19 case, in a worker at the Grand Millennium managed isolation facility. The worker returned a positive swab after being tested on Tuesday. The person returned high CT valueswhich can mean it is ... More >>

Aotearoa New Zealand Joins With WHO To Eliminate Health Inequities

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 4:37 pm | Ministry of Health

This World Health Day, the Ministry of Health is joining the World Health Organization as it calls for action to eliminate health inequities. For more than 50 years World Health Day (April 7) has been used to create awareness around priority areas of concern ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 7 Cases Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Wednesday, 7 April 2021, 1:00 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 7 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update on Tuesday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 5. The total number of active ... More >>

No New Community Cases; 17 Cases Over 2 Days Of COVID-19 In Managed Isolation

Tuesday, 6 April 2021, 1:05 pm | Ministry of Health

There are no new COVID-19 community cases to report today and 17 new positive COVID-19 border-related cases in managed isolation since our last update on Sunday.  The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is 4. An additional ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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