Covid-19: 24 deaths in two days, 8638 new cases

The Ministry of Health is reporting 8638 new community cases of Covid-19 and 24 deaths for the past two days. There are 316 current hospitalisations... Read More

Govt outlines plans for future Covid-19 variants

“The Government has undertaken preparatory work to combat new and more dangerous variants of Covid-19,” says Covid-19 Response Minister Dr... Read More

Iwi and DHB a “power couple” for health services

A new health hub in Tauranga will deliver accessible immunisation services, information and social services. This is what Ngāti Ranginui chief executive... Read More

Covid-19: Rising rates of SARI

People are being warned of an increase in severe acute respiratory infections this winter. The warning comes in the Ministry of Health daily Covid... Read More

Targeted second Covid-19 booster step closer

A law change passed this week aims to streamline the process for allowing Covid-19 boosters to be given without requiring a prescription. Health Minister... Read More

Plans for handling Covid-19 variants revealed

Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall is holding a briefing on the Ministry of Health's plans for handling new Covid-19 strains as the health... Read More

Covid-19: 5499 community cases, 18 deaths

The Ministry of Health is today reporting 5499 new Covid community cases, 334 current hospitalisations, and 18 deaths. The seven-day rolling average... Read More

Covid-19: 182 new BOP cases and one death

The Ministry of Health is reporting 182 new Covid community cases in the Bay of Plenty today, along with one death of a person with the virus. Nationally,... Read More

MIQ: Hotels earned $1.3m a month

Hotels earned an average of $1.3 million a month from being MIQ facilities.  Data released to RNZ shows the Ministry of Business, Innovation and... Read More

Covid-19: 4024 new community cases, nine deaths

The Ministry of Health is today reporting 4024 new community cases of Covid-19, 391 current hospitalisations, and nine deaths. Two of the deaths are... Read More

Covid-19: 3235 new community cases, five deaths

The Ministry of Health is today reporting 3235 new community cases of Covid-19, 356 current hospitalisations, and five deaths. There are five people... Read More

Covid-19: 4404 community cases, 11 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting 4,404 new community cases of Covid-19, 356 current hospitalisations, and 11 deaths. Three people are in ICU. There... Read More

Covid-19: Ministry reporting another 16 deaths

The Ministry of Health is reporting another 16 deaths of people with Covid-19 as it releases the daily statistics for the current Covid outbreak. There... Read More

MOH reports the deaths of 15 people with Covid-19

Today the Ministry of Health is are reporting 5435 community cases, 377 current hospitalisations, and 15 deaths.  The seven-day rolling average... Read More

Covid-19: Pre-departure tests will be scrapped

The government had confirmed pre-departure tests will be scrapped from June 20. Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall says the government had... Read More