Health

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3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
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Chris Hipkins says more vaccines have arrived and the vaccination programme will now be ramped up; over 9000 border staff have now had their first dose
3rd Mar 21, 1:22pm
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2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
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Director-General of Health warns 'we are not out of the woods'
2nd Mar 21, 1:14pm
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1st Mar 21, 1:59pm
Health workers to start being vaccinated this month; No new cases of COVID-19 in the community; 154 'casual plus' contacts identified from City Fitness
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Health workers to start being vaccinated this month; No new cases of COVID-19 in the community; 154 'casual plus' contacts identified from City Fitness
1st Mar 21, 1:59pm
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23rd Feb 21, 1:37pm
Ministry of Health has now identified three new cases; 31 people at Kmart Botany are close contacts
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Ministry of Health has now identified three new cases; 31 people at Kmart Botany are close contacts
23rd Feb 21, 1:37pm
22nd Feb 21, 3:20pm
Auckland to join the rest of New Zealand at Level 1 as at midnight Monday; Masks to remain mandatory on public transport nationwide
Auckland to join the rest of New Zealand at Level 1 as at midnight Monday; Masks to remain mandatory on public transport nationwide
22nd Feb 21, 3:20pm
18th Feb 21, 1:35pm
There have been no further Covid cases reported in the community; since Sunday there have been 25,000 tests; the vaccinators get vaccinated on Friday
There have been no further Covid cases reported in the community; since Sunday there have been 25,000 tests; the vaccinators get vaccinated on Friday
18th Feb 21, 1:35pm
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17th Feb 21, 12:29pm
Auckland to move to Level 2 and the rest of NZ Level 1 at midnight Wednesday; Three new cases linked to South Auckland family that tested positive over the weekend
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Auckland to move to Level 2 and the rest of NZ Level 1 at midnight Wednesday; Three new cases linked to South Auckland family that tested positive over the weekend
17th Feb 21, 12:29pm
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16th Feb 21, 1:33pm
No new cases of COVID-19 in the community today; 33 of the 109 close contacts of the infected South Auckland family return negative results; Alert level announcement to be made at 4:30pm on Wednesday
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No new cases of COVID-19 in the community today; 33 of the 109 close contacts of the infected South Auckland family return negative results; Alert level announcement to be made at 4:30pm on Wednesday
16th Feb 21, 1:33pm
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15th Feb 21, 8:17am
No new COVID-19 cases in the community on Monday; 11 of the South Auckland family's 42 close contacts return negative results; 30,000 vaccine courses arrive in NZ
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No new COVID-19 cases in the community on Monday; 11 of the South Auckland family's 42 close contacts return negative results; 30,000 vaccine courses arrive in NZ
15th Feb 21, 8:17am
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14th Feb 21, 1:50pm
Auckland to go into Level 3 lockdown for three days, and the rest of the country Level 2, as three members of a South Auckland family test positive for COVID-19; Locations of interest include Papatoetoe High School and tourist spots in New Plymouth
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Auckland to go into Level 3 lockdown for three days, and the rest of the country Level 2, as three members of a South Auckland family test positive for COVID-19; Locations of interest include Papatoetoe High School and tourist spots in New Plymouth
14th Feb 21, 1:50pm
4th Feb 21, 1:56pm
Family member of North Auckland father and daughter who tested positive for COVID-19 after leaving the Pullman Hotel tests positive while isolating at home
Family member of North Auckland father and daughter who tested positive for COVID-19 after leaving the Pullman Hotel tests positive while isolating at home
4th Feb 21, 1:56pm
3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
Medsafe provisionally approves Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine to be used in New Zealand once it arrives
3rd Feb 21, 2:02pm
31st Jan 21, 6:02am
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at a tail risk scenario potentially stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics looks at a tail risk scenario potentially stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic
31st Jan 21, 6:02am
29th Jan 21, 1:41pm
NZers given all-clear to travel this weekend; All close contacts of 3 community cases return negative results, but 39 Pullman Hotel leavers are yet to return negative results
NZers given all-clear to travel this weekend; All close contacts of 3 community cases return negative results, but 39 Pullman Hotel leavers are yet to return negative results
29th Jan 21, 1:41pm
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28th Jan 21, 1:39pm
Coast not clear: 6 close contacts of Wednesday's new COVID-19 cases, 52 recent Pullman Hotel leavers and 20 Pullman Hotel staff yet to return COVID-19 tests
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Coast not clear: 6 close contacts of Wednesday's new COVID-19 cases, 52 recent Pullman Hotel leavers and 20 Pullman Hotel staff yet to return COVID-19 tests
28th Jan 21, 1:39pm
27th Jan 21, 10:46pm
Two more people test positive for COVID-19 after leaving managed isolation; There's a chance their infections may be historical but people who visited certain locations in North Auckland need to get tested and isolate
Two more people test positive for COVID-19 after leaving managed isolation; There's a chance their infections may be historical but people who visited certain locations in North Auckland need to get tested and isolate
27th Jan 21, 10:46pm
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27th Jan 21, 1:20pm
All 16 close contacts of Northland woman return negative COVID-19 tests; 98 departed managed isolation guests still being tracked down for testing
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All 16 close contacts of Northland woman return negative COVID-19 tests; 98 departed managed isolation guests still being tracked down for testing
27th Jan 21, 1:20pm
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
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
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
9th Dec 20, 12:41pm
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics points out that for many businesses their best customers will be the last ones to get vaccinated for COVID-19
9th Dec 20, 12:41pm
6th Oct 20, 11:09am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says New Zealand needs stability and continuity, and money up its sleeve in an uncertain COVID-19 dominated world
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says New Zealand needs stability and continuity, and money up its sleeve in an uncertain COVID-19 dominated world
6th Oct 20, 11:09am
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
22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
A summary of political parties' border policies - who gets priority, who pays, and how much risk does NZ take on?
22nd Sep 20, 6:17pm
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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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