Ministry of Health confirms positive COVID-19 Community Case in Auckland

Ministry of Health confirms positive COVID-19 Community Case in Auckland

The Ministry of Health confirmed to thisquality that there is a person who has become positive to COVID-19 in Auckland. thisquality understands that the case is a casual plus contact. The contact was advised to self-isolate and get tested. “We are working actively with Auckland Regional Public Health staff on...

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6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, 1 linked Community Case

6 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation, 1 linked Community Case

There are 6 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, and 1 linked community case linked to Auckland’s February cases, who is already in quarantine. The first case arrived on February 20, however, the travel details are not confirmed yet. This person tested positive on day 0...

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Vaccinologist Helen Petousis-Harris reacts to COVID-19 Vaccine rollout

Vaccinologist Helen Petousis-Harris reacts to COVID-19 Vaccine rollout

Families of border workers will be next-in-line to receive the COVID-19 vaccinations following Border workers and vaccinators. The Government is planning to immunise many thousands by mid-March. Expert Associate Professor Helen Petousis-Harris, a Vaccinologist from the University of Auckland specialising in Vaccinology, reacted to the rollout by classing it as...

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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 case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, and none in the community. The new managed isolation case arrived on February 16, however, the travel details are not confirmed yet. This person tested positive on day 3 of routine testing and is staying in quarantine....

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First 70 Border Workers receive first COVID-19 Vaccinations – video

First 70 Border Workers receive first COVID-19 Vaccinations – video

The first 70 of many-to-come border workers in New Zealand have been vaccinated to protect themselves against COVID-19. Lynette Faiva was the first border worker to be vaccinated. She works at Jet Park as the facility support worker. Her role has the responsibility to provide support to families while they...

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Vaccinators receive COVID-19 Vaccine, New Zealand’s first trial run – video

Vaccinators receive COVID-19 Vaccine, New Zealand’s first trial run – video

Trained vaccinators received the COVID-19 jab on February 19. The goal is to protect them for when they perform mass-vaccination of MIQ workers and New Zealanders. 25 Auckland-based vaccinators were part of the trial run. They will start giving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccines to border and MIQ staff on February...

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Face Masks to remain mandatory on Metlink services under Alert Level 1

Face Masks to remain mandatory on Metlink services under Alert Level 1

Metlink is enforcing its policy regarding public health guidelines that face masks are to remain mandatory on their services under COVID-19 Alert Level 1. Face masks will be mandatory on all bus, train and ferry services starting at midnight on Thursday, February 18. Typically if the virus happens to spread...

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Auckland moves to Alert Level 2, rest of New Zealand to Level 1

Auckland moves to Alert Level 2, rest of New Zealand to Level 1

Auckland has moved to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 which went into effect at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, February 17. The rest of New Zealand moved to Level 1. Within the whole country, face masks must be worn on all public transport. The restrictions will remain until Monday where Cabinet will...

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LIVE: Jacinda Ardern to announce next plans for COVID-19 lockdown

LIVE: Jacinda Ardern to announce next plans for COVID-19 lockdown

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield) is set to address New Zealand at 4:30 pm following two new COVID-19 Community Cases that were identified in South Auckland. The decision will be made on whether lockdown Alert Levels will be changed or stay for longer to...

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1 new case of COVID-19 in Auckland managed isolation facility

1 new case of COVID-19 in Auckland managed isolation facility

There is 1 new case of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, and two new cases reported in the community in South Auckland. The new managed isolation case arrived on February 14 from Kazakhstan via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 1 of routine testing...

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