Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Push for mandatory vaccination for key health workers

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Push for mandatory vaccination for key health workers

Auckland shifted to Alert Level 3 on Wednesday after over a month under Alert Level 4 restrictions. Video / Jed Bradley / Mark Mitchell / Dean Purcell / Jason OxenhamCOVID LATEST:* The 90% Project: Phil Goff – Why Aucklanders should get vaccinated today* Surprise vaccine proposal catches Parliament unawares* Covid-19: Experts answer five questions we’re … Read more

Future pandemic modelling in Australia to factor in increased severity of Covid Delta variant | Coronavirus

Future pandemic modelling conducted in Australia will take into account the Delta variant of Covid being more severe and deadly, epidemiologists say.In a briefing on the Doherty Institute modelling that informs the national reopening plan, researchers said on Monday that evidence pointing to Delta’s increased severity has emerged since the initial modelling was conducted. Prof … Read more

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Infected prisoner made four stops before arriving at bail address

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Infected prisoner made four stops before arriving at bail address

Auckland moves to level 3 for two weeks, rest of NZ in level 2 – with changes. Video / NZ HeraldThe prisoner who recently tested positive for Covid-19 made four stops including at two private addresses, before arriving at his bail address at Whakatīwai.His bail conditions required him to be collected by a family member … Read more

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Government faces tough alert level decision

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Government faces tough alert level decision

There were 20 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on September 18th. Video / NZ Herald The Government will face one of its toughest decisions yet when it meets on Monday to decide whether Auckland should drop to level 3 restrictions, Covid commentators say.Health teams might not have all the answers about where and … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 13 new community cases – PM Jacinda Ardern and Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 13 new community cases - PM Jacinda Ardern and Dr Ashley Bloomfield

There are 13 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today – including a truck driver who left Auckland.The driver was tested after isolating for being a household contact of another case, director general of health Ashley Bloomfield said.The truck driver travelled to Hamilton, Cambridge and Tauranga but it’s unclear if he was infectious during … Read more

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Positive cases travelled on the Western train line

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta outbreak: Positive cases travelled on the Western train line

Auckland’s level 4 lockdown has been extended but Cabinet has made an in-principle decision to shift the region down to level 3 at 11.59pm on September 21. Video / NZ HeraldThe Ministry of Health has released a number of new locations of interest, including several trips on the Western train line, with the most recent … Read more

The Delta Variant Is Causing Concern Over Long COVID, Even For The Vaccinated : Shots

The Delta Variant Is Causing Concern Over Long COVID, Even For The Vaccinated : Shots

Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated. Kathleen Hipps hide caption toggle caption Kathleen Hipps Weeks after getting sick from COVID-19, Kathleen Hipps is still experiencing symptoms, even though she was fully vaccinated. Kathleen Hipps Like millions of others, Kathleen Hipps thought she was … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – September 11

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak - September 11

New dates for Countdown Manurewa is the latest addition to the Ministry of Health’s locations of interest list related to the Covid-19 Delta outbreak in the community. An additional date for Countdown Manurewa was added onto the list, September 9. The Ministry of Health is advising those who visited the supermarket on the specified time … Read more