Ministry of Health apologises after COVID-19 case numbers were over-reported

Ministry of Health apologises after COVID-19 case numbers were over-reported

The Ministry of Health apologised after reconciliation of active cases lead to a miscalculation. Active case numbers dropped substantially, following a finding that the active COVID-19 cases in New Zealand were over-reported due to a process issue. “Some recovered cases had been discharged from a managed quarantine facility, but their...

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10 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

10 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There are 10 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 6 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 12 routine testing and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland....

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Ministry of Health changes daily COVID-19 briefings to every two days

Ministry of Health changes daily COVID-19 briefings to every two days

Media briefings and press releases will be sent out a lot less due to the most recent returnee cases appearing at the border in managed isolation facilities. Briefings will be held on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday to reflect the changes. “On those days, the Ministry will report cases that...

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Head of MIQ Brigadier Jim Bliss receives second COVID-19 Vaccine dose – video

Head of MIQ Brigadier Jim Bliss receives second COVID-19 Vaccine dose – video

Second doses are underway for many Border workers, including Head of Managed Isolation and Quarantine Brigadier Jim Bliss, who received his on March 17 at Jet Park in Auckland. “It’s good to have the second shot and to be at the Jet Park with some of our frontline staff. It’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, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 14 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 0 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The second...

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7 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

7 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation

There is 7 new cases of COVID-19 to report today in managed isolation, none in the community. The first new case arrived on March 11 from the Netherlands via Qatar. This person tested positive on day 2 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Hamilton. *This person is symptomatic....

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Fogasavaii family describe receiving COVID-19 Vaccination – video

Fogasavaii family describe receiving COVID-19 Vaccination – video

Auckland residents Sa Fogasavaii (father), Luana Fogasavaii (mother) and Denise Fogasavaii (sister) received COVID-19 vaccination on March 9. The family are close contacts of Air New Zealand employee James Fogasavaii, who has worked for about 13 years. James’ role is a Resource Coordinator for the Airports team at Auckland International...

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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, none in the community. The new case arrived on March 9 from France via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 3 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The total number...

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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, none in the community. The new case arrived on March 7 from India via the United Arab Emirates. This person tested positive on day 3 and is staying in a quarantine facility in Auckland. The total number...

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LIVE: PM Ardern makes further decisions about Auckland’s lockdown

LIVE: PM Ardern makes further decisions about Auckland’s lockdown

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will hold a press briefing at around 11:30 am giving updates on the latest COVID-19 details for Auckland’s lockdown on whether it will be downgraded.     Image: Hagen Hopkins Video: RNZ

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