Coronavirus: Auckland to move to Alert Level 3, rest of New Zealand to Level 2

Coronavirus: Auckland to move to Alert Level 3, rest of New Zealand to Level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced in a 9 pm press briefing that Auckland will move to Alert Level 3 while the rest of New Zealand will move to Alert Level 2 following a new COVID-19 Community Case identified in South Auckland. The lockdown changes will come into effect for the...

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LIVE: PM Ardern and Dr Bloomfield give Auckland Community Case COVID-19 update

LIVE: PM Ardern and Dr Bloomfield give Auckland Community Case COVID-19 update

Pm Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will hold a press briefing at around 9 pm giving updates on the latest COVID-19 Community Case in Auckland, including case numbers and any further information.     Image: Gettyimages Video: Ministry of Health

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One new COVID-19 Community Case confirmed in Auckland

One new COVID-19 Community Case confirmed in Auckland

The Ministry of Health confirmed to thisquality that there is another confirmed COVID-19 Community Case from Papatoetoe High School in Auckland. The new case is an older sibling of a student who was a casual plus contact. This individual returned three negative tests and is said to be asymptomatic. Health...

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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, and none in the community. The new case arrived on February 21 from Pakistan via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive at around day 5 after being a close contact of a confirmed case. They...

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Vlogger shows what it is like to enter Managed Isolation in New Zealand

Vlogger shows what it is like to enter Managed Isolation in New Zealand

Vlogger Reddot Diaries showed his entrance into New Zealand during the COVID-19 Pandemic in a short YouTube video. The video starts at Auckland Airport, very empty during the night. Only one flight was in from Singapore. One section of the building, which used to be the main shopping area where...

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COVID-19 Vaccination programme underway for Managed Isolation Workers in Waikato

COVID-19 Vaccination programme underway for Managed Isolation Workers in Waikato

Waikato District Health Board has introduced the COVID-19 vaccination programme at a managed isolation facility in Hamilton. The programme began in earnest at the Distinction Hamilton hotel this morning, where 79 staff received the vaccination. Staff showed enthusiasm to get the Vaccine jab. The workers say they feel a sense...

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40 Christchurch Airport workers receive COVID-19 Vaccination – video

40 Christchurch Airport workers receive COVID-19 Vaccination – video

Around 40 Border Workers from Christchurch Airport received vaccination. The vaccinations took place at a nearby community-based testing centre. Aviation security workers, cleaners, police, customs workers and health protection officers received the vaccination. On February 23 (yesterday), 35 Canterbury-based vaccinators gave and received the Pfizer/BioNTech Vaccine in preparation for today’s...

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2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are 2 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, and none in the community. The first case arrived on February 22 from Singapore. This person tested positive on day 0 of routine testing and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The second case arrived...

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Australian Woman who refused to take COVID-19 tests planning legal case

Australian Woman who refused to take COVID-19 tests planning legal case

Australian woman Lucinda Baulch is planning to take higher-level legal decisions after being released from managed isolation. She was allowed to leave after 28 days, as she was refusing COVID-19 tests throughout the 14-day duration. On Tuesday, she was allowed to leave and headed straight for Wellington airport to fly...

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LIVE: Health Officials give Auckland COVID-19 Community Case update

LIVE: Health Officials give Auckland COVID-19 Community Case update

Health Officials, COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will hold a press briefing at 1 pm giving updates on the latest COVID-19 Community Case in Auckland, including case numbers and any further information.     Image: Gettyimages Video: Ministry of Health

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