Ministry of Health reducing media updates of COVID-19 to four times a week

Ministry of Health reducing media updates of COVID-19 to four times a week

Last Updated:

- No Author? Please read our Author name suppression policy for more information by clicking here.
Do you have a story? send newstips to [email protected]

Do you believe in independent owned news? please help us keep the independent industry alive by contributing for as little as $5 /mo

Donate orange-arrow

The Ministry of Health expects cases to continue under Alert Level 1 where they’ve routinely appeared at the border in recent returnees.

“We expect this to continue to be the case while we remain in Alert Level 1 with managed isolation requirements in place,” said the Ministry of Health.

Media updates of COVID-19 will be reduced to four times a week.

Advertisement Advertisement - Advertise with thisquality

The updates are scheduled to be on a Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; however, the Ministry’s website will be updated with case numbers in line with these media updates.

“On those days, the Ministry will report cases that have tested positive in managed isolation in the preceding days since the last update.”

“The public can be assured that the Ministry will report any significant development, including any case emerging in the community, sooner if required.”

Times of the announcements will remain at 1 pm on those days listed, and the new arrangement of days begins on Wednesday.

Image: CC/ Sam Hudson

If you enjoyed this article, please consider donating today to support thisquality in producing trustworthy independent owned news.

Donate orange-arrow

COVID-19 Coverage

Alert Level 2: REDUCE
*Auckland region

Alert Level 1: PREVENT
*All of New Zealand
*The button below directs to Government Unite Against COVID-19 website.

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments