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90% Of Southern Residents Double-dosed; 98 Community Cases; 66 People In Hospital, 7 In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Southern has become the fifth DHB in New Zealand to be 90% fully vaccinated, reaching this key milestone early this morning. Read more »

88% Of Eligible New Zealanders Fully Vaccinated; 135 Community Cases; 76 People In Hospital, 7 In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

There have now been more than 3.7 million My Vaccine Passes issued, including more than 82,000 on Sunday. The first weekend with My Vaccine Passes in use went smoothly, with no major issues reported. Read more »

GPs Receive International Recognition For Contribution To General Practice

Press Release – Royal NZ College of General Practitioners

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners congratulates Professor Felicity Goodyear-Smith and Dr Jo Scott-Jones who have been awarded Fellowship of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA). Read more »

First Report Of Its Kind Published On Experience Of Older Māori And Aged Residential Care

Press Release – Health Quality and Safety Commission

New research published today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission (the Commission) is the first of its kind to better understand, raise awareness of and start discussion about the quality of care for Māori and aged residential care (ARC). Read more »

How Unhealthy Is Your Combo Meal? New Zealand Research Gives Clues

Press Release – University of Auckland

People don’t expect fast-food “combo” meals to be healthy eating, but new research shows just how bad they can be. Read more »

Two DHBs Hit 90% First Doses For Māori; 106 Community Cases; 77 People In Hospital, 7 In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

Two DHBs, Auckland and Capital and Coast DHBs, have now reached the milestone of 90% of their eligible Māori population having had their first vaccination. Read more »

Three Auckland Metro DHBs Hit 90% First Doses For Pacific People; 98 Community Cases; 73 People In Hospital, 7 In ICU

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Auckland Metro DHB (which includes Auckland, Waitematā and Counties-Manukau) has today reached the milestone of 90% of its Pacific population having had their first vaccination, with 82 percent now fully vaccinated. Read more »

Metro Auckland Hits 90 Per Cent Double-dose Milestone

Press Release – Northern Region Health Coordination Centre

80 per cent of Māori in Tamaki Makaurau fully vaccinated

On the first day out of lockdown, Aotearoa’s biggest city is celebrating more than one significant vaccination achievement. Read more »

Previous Covid-19 Infection May Not Protect Against Omicron – Expert Reaction

Press Release – Science Media Centre

Early research from South Africa suggests the Omicron variant may carry a higher reinfection risk compared to the Beta and Delta variants. Read more »

Latest Update On COVID-19

Press Release – Waikato District Health Board

There are two new cases in the Waikato. The location for one of these cases is currently under investigation. The other case lives in Rotorua but is isolating in the Waikato region. Read more »

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