Results of COVID-19 positive cases that were under investigation returned

Results of COVID-19 positive cases that were under investigation returned

Results of genome testing from two Auckland COVID-19 cases that were under investigation have returned this morning confirming one case is connected to the Auckland August cluster. The second case is a man who works as a maintenance worker at the Rydges Hotel managed isolation facility in Auckland who does...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (17.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (17.08.20)

The Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provided an update on COVID-19 at 1:00 pm today. 9 new total cases. All in the community. No new cases in managed isolation. 7 of the new cases have already been identified. 4 cases remain under investigation, including 2 of the new cases....

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (16.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (16.08.20)

The Minister of Health Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provided an update on COVID-19 at 1:00 pm today. 13 new total cases. 12 in the community and one in managed isolation. The number of active cases is 69, of which 49 are from the recent community...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (15.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (15.08.20)

The Minister of Health Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provided an update on COVID-19 at 1:00 pm today. 7 new total cases. 6 of the 7 new cases are already linked to previous cases in this cluster that’s in the community. One of the new cases...

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COVID-19: New Zealand wide wage subsidies to be extended

COVID-19: New Zealand wide wage subsidies to be extended

The wage subsidy scheme will be extended after PM Jacinda Ardern announced that she will be extending the level 3 alert in Auckland and level 2 alert for NZ until August 26, to help with the ongoing lockdown. It will cover the current level three restrictions in place in Auckland...

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No change to COVID-19 Alert Levels 2 for NZ, 3 for Auckland

No change to COVID-19 Alert Levels 2 for NZ, 3 for Auckland

At 5:30 pm on Friday evening, PM Jacinda Ardern announced to the press that there will be no change of the current COVID-19 alert levels in New Zealand. The country is to stay at the current levels for an additional 12 days until 11:59 pm on Wednesday 26 August, however, there...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (14.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (14.08.20)

The Minister of Health Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provided an update on COVID-19 at 1:00 pm today. 12 new cases, one probable. 13 new cases, 2 of the 13 new cases are are in Tokoroa, these two people tested posted after follow up of close...

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Daily COVID-19 Developments (13.08.20)

Daily COVID-19 Developments (13.08.20)

Today there is 1 new case in managed isolation in Hamilton and 13 new confirmed cases in the community. These community cases are all in Auckland and linked to previously confirmed cases. 14 total new cases. The total number of active cases is 36 with 17 being linked to the...

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Air Chathams announces COVID-19 Alert Level 2 & 3 schedule updates

Air Chathams announces COVID-19 Alert Level 2 & 3 schedule updates

Air Chathams has announced their new schedule to media about the current COVID-19 Alert Levels two (for New Zealand) and three (for Auckland Region). Flights are operating today, Wednesday 12th August with additional capacity and some changes. Some flights may need to be cancelled due to the Alert Level 2...

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Higher Police visibility and checkpoints under Auckland Alert Level 3

Higher Police visibility and checkpoints under Auckland Alert Level 3

UPDATE 2:11pm: Police now have eight check points set up and operational across north and south Auckland. There is a slight delay to establishing the ninth checkpoint at the Bombay Hills on State Highway 1 because Police have to ensure appropriate traffic management and safety plans are in place as...

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