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Te Kahu O Taonui Urge Whānau In Te Taitokerau To Stay Safe, Stay Home And Get Vaccinated

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 05:10 PM
As Iwi Chairs, we are deeply concerned with Covid-19 entering Te Taitokerau and as a collective we say the Government must take a highly precautionary approach and move Te Taitokerau immediately to Alert Level 3. We know the Delta variant is highly ... Read more...

80 Community Cases Of COVID-19; Five New Border Cases; More Than 42,000 Vaccines Administered Yesterday

Published: Sun 24 Oct 2021 02:01 PM
There are 80 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. As at 10am, 34 of these cases are linked - including 16 household contacts - and 46 remain unlinked, with investigations continuing to help determine their connection to the outbreak. ... Read more...

Blenheim Case Update; Initial Locations Of Interest

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 09:04 PM
The Ministry of Health has this evening published initial locations of interest , following the confirmed case of COVID-19 in Blenheim reported earlier today. The case is now isolating locally in dedicated accommodation, with public health oversight. ... Read more...

Four Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Northland

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 01:51 PM
Northland DHB is strongly encouraging people to get vaccinated and tested, following confirmation of four confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Northland. All four cases are related to each other and the two newest cases are children under 12 years of ... Read more...

104 Community Cases Of COVID-19; 2 New Border Cases; More Than 44,000 Vaccines Administered Yesterday

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 01:45 PM
There are 104 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. As at 10am, 43 of these cases are linked - including 33 household contacts - and 61 remain unlinked, with investigations continuing to help determine their connection to the outbreak. ... Read more...

Positive COVID-19 Case In Blenheim

Published: Sat 23 Oct 2021 01:39 PM
The Ministry of Health is today confirming a case of COVID-19 isolating in Blenheim, in the north east of the South Island. It comes after the individual late last night returned a positive COVID-19 test result. The individual flew from Rotorua and arrived ... Read more...

Up To 180,000 Health Workers May Have Died From COVID-19

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 07:27 PM
Between 80,000 and 180,000 health and care workers may have died from COVID-19 between January of 2020 and May of this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. That grim estimate features in a new WHO working paper based on the ... Read more...

First Patient Treated In Clinuvel DNA Repair Study

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 06:02 PM
CLINUVEL PHARMACEUTICALS LTD today announced that the first xeroderma pigmentosum (XP) patient has received afamelanotide treatment in the CUV156 study, part of the Company’s DNA Repair Program. The adult XP patient – diagnosed with the XP-C ... Read more...

Systemic Failures Lead To High Rates Of Mental Illness In The Deaf Community

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 06:01 PM
A research project sponsored by the Coalition of Deaf Mental Health Professionals has described systemic failures in education and in family and community support that have led to the very high rates of mental illness experienced by the Deaf community. ... Read more...

Auckland DHBs Well Placed To Manage Increasing Number Of COVID-19 Patients

Published: Fri 22 Oct 2021 05:02 PM
After caring for COVID-19 patients for more than 18 months, the Auckland region’s hospitals are reassuring the public that they are well placed to manage increased patient numbers as a result of community transmission. Across the region today, the ... Read more...
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