Get ready for winter at pop-up clinic

  A "second wave" of Omicron infections and the opening of the border has prompted local health organisations to bring a pop-up vaccination... Read More

Covid-19: 6,862 new community cases, 25 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting 6,862 new community cases, 350 current hospitalisations and 25 deaths today. There are 193 new community cases... Read More

Second Covid-19 booster for most vulnerable

People who are at high-risk of getting very sick from a Covid-19 infection will soon be eligible to receive a second booster, Covid-19 Response Minister... Read More

Covid-19: 8,435 new community cases, 15 deaths

Today the Ministry of Health is reporting 8,435 new community cases, 327 hospitalisations and 15 deaths. There are 10 people in ICU. There are 274 new... Read More

New Zealand to stay at Orange for now

With New Zealand expecting to see Omicron cases rise during the winter, the Orange setting remains appropriate for managing this stage of the outbreak,... Read More

Covid-19: 6000 community cases, nine deaths

New Zealand has now passed 1.1 million confirmed cases of Covid-19 with a total of 1,100,701 NZ cases reported since the start of the pandemic. There... Read More

Covid-19: Cases drop below 5,000

The Ministry of Health are today reporting 4,990 community cases of Covid-19, 379 hospitalisations and 10 deaths. The seven-day rolling average of community... Read More

Covid-19: MOH reporting another five deaths today

The Ministry of Health is reporting 9091 Covid community cases, 411 hospitalisations and five deaths, including one in the Bay of Plenty. The seven-day... Read More

Covid-19: 32 additional deaths, two from the BOP

A total of 9570 community Covid cases are being reported today. The Ministry of Heath is also reporting 425 hospitalisations and 32 deaths, including... Read More

Covid-19 deaths reporting update

The Ministry of Health has expedited the process for formally coding the cause of death for those who are known to have died within 28 days of a Covid-19... Read More

Covid-19: 9843 community cases, 185 in the Lakes

The Ministry of Health is reporting 9843 community cases, 421 hospitalisations and eight deaths. In the Bay of Plenty, there are 342 new cases... Read More

Covid-19: 7061 community cases, 121 in the Lakes

Today the Ministry of Health is reporting 7061 community cases, 415 hospitalisations and 5 deaths. The seven-day rolling average of community... Read More

Covid-19: Vigilance needed as average number rises

The Ministry of Health is reporting 5,745 new community cases of Covid-19, 384 hospitalisations and 15 deaths. There are eight people in ICU. There... Read More

Covid-19: 7,068 new community cases, 18 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting 7,068 new community cases of Covid-19, 398 hospitalisations and 18 deaths today. There are eight people in ICU with... Read More

Prime Minister tests positive for Covid-19

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for Covid-19. She has been in isolation since Sunday May 8 when her partner Clarke Gayford tested positive.... Read More