MidCentral DHB COVID-19 Update – 24 January 2022

Monday, 24 January 2022, 9:38 pmPress Release: MidCentral District Health Board Today we have a second case of COVID-19 to report in MidCentral. This case is a household contact of the initial positive case of COVID-19 in Manawatū reported last week. While this is not unexpected, it is a difficult time for the whānau and … Read more

Surgical Masks Introduced For All DHB Staff And Visitors

Monday, 24 January 2022, 6:17 amPress Release: Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards Under the RED setting, it’s business as usual with surgery and outpatient appointments going ahead, and only minor changes expected for visiting hours – these will be finalised tomorrow and posted on Canterbury DHB’s website. Senior Responsible Officer for COVID-19 in … Read more

New Zealand To Move To Red From 11:59pm Tonight

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 8:26 pmPress Release: COVID-19 All of Government Response Group COVID-19 update from the New Zealand Government From 11:59pm tonight, 23 January 2022, all parts of New Zealand will move to the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (traffic lights) in response to cases of the Omicron variant identified in the … Read more

NZ Moves To Red As Omicron Cases Spread – Expert Reaction

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 3:51 pmPress Release: Science Media Centre The country will shift to the Red setting of the traffic light system at midnight tonight, after nine cases of the Omicron Covid-19 variant were detected in the Nelson/Marlborough region. Some of the cases attended a wedding in Auckland. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said she … Read more

MidCentral DHB COVID-19 Update – 23 January

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 2:38 pmPress Release: MidCentral District Health Board We have no new cases of COVID-19 to report in MidCentral as at 1pm on Sunday 23 January 2022. Yesterday, 406 tests were processed across the rohe. All close contacts have so far returned negative tests with Day 5 tests currently underway. COVID-19 has … Read more

Omicron Has Entered Our Whare – Maori Authority Chair Calls For Community Readiness

Sunday, 23 January 2022, 7:20 amPress Release: National Maori Authority Omicron has entered our whare – Maori Authority Chair calls for community readiness as the nation awaits genome and testing results The Chair of the National Maori Authority, Matthew Tukaki, has this morning said that Omicron is obviously now in the community and its time … Read more