America facing Ketchup shortage due to COVID-19 Pandemic

America facing Ketchup shortage due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Reportedly, the COVID-19 Pandemic is causing a nationwide ketchup shortage. Restaurants around America are ‘scambling’ to get ahold of tomato sauce. Due to the demand for ditching shared bottles due to health measures, the ramping up of packets and other single-use containers have become more popular. Since January last year,...

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17 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

17 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

There are 17 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 22 from the United States. This person tested positive at around day 12 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The...

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Benedict Cumberbatch claims that he is COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

Benedict Cumberbatch claims that he is COVID-19 ‘patient zero’

Famous British actor, Benedict Cumberbatch, made claims that he is ‘patient zero’ of the Coronavirus Pandemic. He flew from South Africa alleging that he helped spread COVID-19 around the world before cases started to emerge. Cumberbatch visited New Zealand with his wife, three sons and parents, who are in their...

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6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

There is 6 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 21 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 12 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility...

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Truck drivers should be next in line for COVID-19 Vaccine

Truck drivers should be next in line for COVID-19 Vaccine

The supply chain is valuable and could pose a significant risk if COVID-19 were to spread. Freight in New Zealand is an important sector to our society as truckies deliver food and supply resources to communities. COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins received a letter written to him in January by...

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Johnson & Johnson halts Vaccine rollout after millions of doses ruined

Johnson & Johnson halts Vaccine rollout after millions of doses ruined

Vaccine manufacturer Johnson & Johnson halted all future shipments of their Vaccine doses after around 15 million shots were ruined because of a mistake by workers at their Emergent BioSolutions’ Baltimore plant. Emergent BioSolutions’ is also a partner with AstraZeneca, who also makes Vaccines. Regulators were forced to delay authorization...

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1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation, none in the Community

There is 1 new case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 28 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 1 routine testing and is now staying in a quarantine facility in...

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Ministry of Health acknowledges protocols in place for arrivals from India

Ministry of Health acknowledges protocols in place for arrivals from India

India, as of recent, has reported the highest number of daily COVID-19 cases within the world, and New Zealand has continued to import returnees via the United Arab Emirates. It has run through an affirmation that the Ministry of Health has acknowledged specific protocols being put in place so if...

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Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

Chris Hipkins receives COVID-19 Vaccination

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has received the COVID-19 jab. Associate Health Minister Ayesha Verrall who was in the same room received it too. In a Facebook post, he mentioned that this is his first dose which will in-hopes gain courage for others to take it. “This morning, I had...

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1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

1 new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There is 1 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The new case arrived on March 18 from Ireland via Qatar. This person tested positive on day 8 routine testing, is reported as a close contact with another case and is now staying...

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