Ministry of Health

26th Jan 21, 3:11pm
Medsafe could approve Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine as early as next week; Public vaccine rollout still not expected until the middle of the year
Medsafe could approve Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine as early as next week; Public vaccine rollout still not expected until the middle of the year
26th Jan 21, 3:11pm
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25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
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Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says genome testing has shown the new community case has the South African 'variant' of the virus
25th Jan 21, 1:30pm
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24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
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Person who was recently released from managed isolation in Auckland travelled widely and visited over 30 locations in the southern part of Northland before testing positive
24th Jan 21, 3:32pm
19th Jan 21, 11:35am
Govt requires travellers from everywhere except Australia, the Pacific and Antarctica to present a negative COVID-19 test result before coming to NZ
Govt requires travellers from everywhere except Australia, the Pacific and Antarctica to present a negative COVID-19 test result before coming to NZ
19th Jan 21, 11:35am
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12th Jan 21, 1:59pm
Govt plans to require more travellers to present negative Covid-19 test results before coming to NZ and commits to introducing an additional day 0/1 test for those in managed isolation
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Govt plans to require more travellers to present negative Covid-19 test results before coming to NZ and commits to introducing an additional day 0/1 test for those in managed isolation
12th Jan 21, 1:59pm
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
Govt announces new Covid-19 funding and governance arrangements as it finally releases the findings of a review it commissioned when border workers were found to be untested in August
18th Dec 20, 11:03am
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
Government says front line workers will be vaccinated against Covid in second quarter of 2021 while vaccination for rest of the population will take place in the second half of the year
17th Dec 20, 9:00am
15th Dec 20, 3:04pm
Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
Govt to provide Wage Subsidy and new payment to businesses in event of a move up alert levels; It will also pay businesses whose staff need to stay home while they await a Covid test result
15th Dec 20, 3:04pm
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
Government confirms in-principle agreement to purchase enough Covid-19 vaccine for the whole population
19th Nov 20, 8:00am
16th Nov 20, 4:24pm
Mask-wearing to become mandatory on public transport in Auckland and flights around the country from Thursday
Mask-wearing to become mandatory on public transport in Auckland and flights around the country from Thursday
16th Nov 20, 4:24pm
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13th Nov 20, 2:24pm
Auckland CBD can reopen; Auckland Covid case linked to managed isolation worker; Case's three close contacts test negative; Mask wearing on public transport in Auckland to become mandatory
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Auckland CBD can reopen; Auckland Covid case linked to managed isolation worker; Case's three close contacts test negative; Mask wearing on public transport in Auckland to become mandatory
13th Nov 20, 2:24pm
12th Nov 20, 5:32pm
Government asks people who work in downtown Auckland to work from home on Friday, if possible, and wear masks on public transport
Government asks people who work in downtown Auckland to work from home on Friday, if possible, and wear masks on public transport
12th Nov 20, 5:32pm
12th Nov 20, 1:35pm
Person with Covid went to work at retail store in central Auckland's High Street before receiving confirmed Covid test; source of infection unknown
Person with Covid went to work at retail store in central Auckland's High Street before receiving confirmed Covid test; source of infection unknown
12th Nov 20, 1:35pm
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10th Nov 20, 10:03am
Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
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Research, Science and Innovation Minister Megan Woods says Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine could be delivered to New Zealand as soon as the first quarter of 2021
10th Nov 20, 10:03am
7th Oct 20, 1:33pm
The Ministry of Health is reporting three new imported cases of Covid in the country, but the last six community cases from the recent outbreak have recovered
The Ministry of Health is reporting three new imported cases of Covid in the country, but the last six community cases from the recent outbreak have recovered
7th Oct 20, 1:33pm
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5th Oct 20, 1:18pm
Auckland to move to Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm on Wednesday; Modelling suggests 95% chance Covid-19 has been eliminated from the community
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Auckland to move to Alert Level 1 at 11.59pm on Wednesday; Modelling suggests 95% chance Covid-19 has been eliminated from the community
5th Oct 20, 1:18pm
1st Oct 20, 2:10pm
Ministry of Health reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, with 10 arriving on one flight from India
Ministry of Health reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, with 10 arriving on one flight from India
1st Oct 20, 2:10pm
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21st Sep 20, 1:28pm
Auckland to move to Level 2 on Wednesday night - will stay there for at least two weeks; Rest of NZ to move to Level 1 Monday night
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Auckland to move to Level 2 on Wednesday night - will stay there for at least two weeks; Rest of NZ to move to Level 1 Monday night
21st Sep 20, 1:28pm
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14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
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Auckland to stay at Level 2.5 until at least September 23; Cabinet makes 'in-principle' decision to move rest of NZ to Level 1 on September 21 if cases remain contained
14th Sep 20, 1:24pm
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
Allan Barber investigates why our health outcomes have got worse despite a clear move of most people towards the official guidance of eating less saturated fats. Is that guidance flawed?
11th Sep 20, 9:44am
10th Sep 20, 2:55pm
Two new cases of Covid-19 found in the community - both linked to 'bereavement event' sub-cluster, linked to an undisclosed contact of someone from the Mt Roskill church
Two new cases of Covid-19 found in the community - both linked to 'bereavement event' sub-cluster, linked to an undisclosed contact of someone from the Mt Roskill church
10th Sep 20, 2:55pm
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4th Sep 20, 1:19pm
Govt takes 'cautious' approach, leaving Auckland at Level 2.5 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 until at least September 16
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Govt takes 'cautious' approach, leaving Auckland at Level 2.5 and the rest of NZ at Level 2 until at least September 16
4th Sep 20, 1:19pm
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3rd Sep 20, 1:15pm
1 new Covid-19 case in the community, linked to the Auckland cluster, and another caught in isolation; Tests processed on Wednesday surpassed 10,000
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1 new Covid-19 case in the community, linked to the Auckland cluster, and another caught in isolation; Tests processed on Wednesday surpassed 10,000
3rd Sep 20, 1:15pm
2nd Sep 20, 1:12pm
Covid update: The three new community cases are all linked to the Mount Roskill evangelical fellowship; two patients in ICU
Covid update: The three new community cases are all linked to the Mount Roskill evangelical fellowship; two patients in ICU
2nd Sep 20, 1:12pm
1st Sep 20, 1:17pm
Covid update: Ministry of Health says all five of the community cases are clearly linked to the Auckland cluster
Covid update: Ministry of Health says all five of the community cases are clearly linked to the Auckland cluster
1st Sep 20, 1:17pm

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