Covid-19: Christchurch bus route, two malls and several shops named as latest locations of interest related to the Delta outbreak

Covid-19: Christchurch bus route, two malls and several shops named as latest locations of interest related to the Delta outbreak

CHRIS SKELTON/STUFFBus Route 60 between Barrington Mall and Christchurch’s bus interchange was added as a location of interest on the Ministry of Health’s website at 3pm on Saturday.A Christchurch bus route and a liquor store, including two malls, one of which is the city’s busiest, are amongst the latest locations of interest linked to the … Read more

Covid-19: Two Christchurch malls and several shops named as latest locations of interest related to the Delta outbreak

Covid-19: Two Christchurch malls and several shops named as latest locations of interest related to the Delta outbreak

David Walker/StuffRiccarton’s Westfield Mall including several of its shops have been added as locations of interest linked to the Covid-19 Delta outbreak on Saturday. (File photo)A Christchurch bookshop and two malls, including one of the city’s busiest, are amongst the latest locations of interest linked to the Covid-19 Delta outbreak. Barrington Mall in Spreydon between … Read more

N.S. reports 123 COVID-19 cases Friday, mostly connected to St. FX outbreak

N.S. reports 123 COVID-19 cases Friday, mostly connected to St. FX outbreak

Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang reported 55 new cases at St. Francis Xavier University Friday, bringing the total number connected to the school up to 114. The province reported 123 COVID-19 cases on Friday. Fifty-six cases are in the central zone, 60 cases are in the eastern zone (which includes Antigonish), six … Read more

Parents Knowingly Send Covid-19 Positive Child To Marin County School, Coronavirus Outbreak Ensues

Parents Knowingly Send Covid-19 Positive Child To Marin County School, Coronavirus Outbreak Ensues

“P” is for positive. When your child tests positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus, you should … [+] absolutely positively not send him or her to school. (Photo: Getty) getty On November 8, parents in Marin County, California, learned that one of their children tested positive for the Covid-19 coronavirus. The next step should have been … Read more

COVID outbreak on cruise ship approaching New Orleans

COVID outbreak on cruise ship approaching New Orleans

Officials say 10 people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19ByThe Associated PressDecember 5, 2021, 2:18 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW ORLEANS — Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday night.The … Read more

Covid-19: 182 new cases in Delta outbreak, new case in Nelson-Marlborough

Covid-19: 182 new cases in Delta outbreak, new case in Nelson-Marlborough

There are 182 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, as the Government is set to outline how the move into the traffic light system will work. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a statement on Monday afternoon, ahead of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern holding a post-Cabinet press conference at 4pm. … Read more

China study warns of ‘colossal’ Covid outbreak

China could face more than 630,000 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance policies, say mathematicians BEIJING: China could face more than 630,000 Covid-19 infections a day if it dropped its zero-tolerance policies by lifting travel curbs, according to a study by Peking University mathematicians. In the report published in China CDC Weekly by … Read more

China study warns of ‘colossal’ COVID outbreak if it opens up like U.S., France

China study warns of 'colossal' COVID outbreak if it opens up like U.S., France

A security guard blocks an exit as he directs people to scan a QR code to track their health status at Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, following new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Shanghai, China, November 25, 2021. Picture taken November 25, 2021. REUTERS/Aly SongRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterBEIJING, Nov 28 … Read more

Covid-19: 144 new community cases, one death announced in Delta outbreak

Covid-19: 144 new community cases, one death announced in Delta outbreak

There are 144 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak and a person in their 80s has died in Aucland’s North Shore Hospital. The announcement comes as health officials contend with news of the new, highly transmissible Omicron variant. The variant has not yet been detected in New Zealand, but Australia is on … Read more

Chief Minister criticises ‘misinformation spreading online’ about NT COVID-19 outbreak

Chief Minister criticises 'misinformation spreading online' about NT COVID-19 outbreak

Northern Territory’s Chief Minister Michael Gunner has used a COVID-19 update press conference to denounce misinformation spread by anti-vaxxers and overseas conspiracy theorists who, he says, could harm Indigenous Territorians.Key points:Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner says there is “insane, unhinged stuff spreading online” The misinformation is coming mainly from overseas, he saysHe highlighted false rumours about the ADF during the current outbreakAt … Read more

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory records one new local COVID-19 case linked to Katherine outbreak

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner has blasted COVID conspiracy theorists as “tinfoil-hat wearing tossers” while announcing one new local case in the Territory.Key points:One new COVID-19 case was recorded overnightRockhole has moved from a hard lockdown to a regular lockdownNT Chief Minister Michael Gunner slammed conspiracy theorists spreading “insane” COVID misinformationThe new case is a teenager from … Read more

Covid-19: 178 new cases of virus, one death announced in Delta outbreak

Covid-19: 178 new cases of virus, one death announced in Delta outbreak

There are 178 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, and a person aged in their 50s who had the virus has died. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a written press release on Thursday afternoon. The new cases span across six regions, Auckland (149), Waikato (16), Northland (2), Bay of … Read more

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Ten out of 15 people who have died were unvaccinated

Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Ten out of 15 people who have died were unvaccinated

The Ministry of Health has revealed 10 out of the 15 people who have died in the Delta outbreak were unvaccinated. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said during the 1pm press conference on Wednesday the ministry would now be reporting the vaccination status of those who died. Previously the ministry had said it would … Read more

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak – Tuesday, November 23

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak - Tuesday, November 23

1:17pm – Here are the Ministry of Health’s regional updates for Tuesday’s cases: Today’s cases Today we are announcing new community cases in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Lakes. There are no additional cases to report today in Wellington, Wairarapa, Canterbury or MidCentral. All Taranaki cases have now recovered. Information on the new … Read more

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak – Monday, November 22

Coronavirus: Latest on COVID-19 community outbreak - Monday, November 22

10:35am – ACT leader David Seymour is calling on the Government to rethink its aversion to further relaxing restrictions in Auckland, with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern saying a shift to alert level 3, step 3 ahead of the COVID-19 Protection Framework is “unlikely”. Under step 3 of the Government’s roadmap for Auckland, hospitality venues, such as … Read more

NT communities of Binjari and Rockhole in hard lockdown as Covid outbreak expected to worsen | Northern Territory

The Northern Territory’s Covid-19 outbreak is expected to grow beyond currently locked down areas after nine new cases were detected in the remote community of Binjari, about 320km south of Darwin.Binjari and nearby Rockhole have been placed into strict lockdown in response to the outbreak, and the Australian Defence Force has been called in to … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Tauranga Hospital and cafes among new locations of interest

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Tauranga Hospital and cafes among new locations of interest

There were 149 new cases of Covid today – including one new weak-positive case in Canterbury. 83 people are in hospital, with five in the ICU. Video / NZ HeraldThe Ministry of Health has released a number of new locations of interest which are spread across Tauranga and Turangi.Eight new places of interest were released … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Beauty salon and bar among new locations of interest – people told to isolate

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Beauty salon and bar among new locations of interest - people told to isolate

November 20 2021 There were 172 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today – and the first Wellington case has been confirmed, an essential worker from Auckland.Health authorities are advising people who visited three new locations of interest linked to people with Covid-19 to self-isolate immediately.They are a beauty salon in Rotorua and … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person tests positive for virus in Hawke’s Bay

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Person tests positive for virus in Hawke's Bay

The 90% Project is an NZ Herald initiative that aims to reach all New Zealanders to get the word out about vaccination so we can save lives and restore freedoms. Video / NZ HeraldA person has tested positive for Covid-19 in Hawke’s Bay.Hawke’s Bay District Health Board says the case had travelled from Auckland and … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Petrol stations across Canterbury identified as Covid exposure sites

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Petrol stations across Canterbury identified as Covid exposure sites

Parram Grocery Store has been named a location of interest in Christchurch. Photo / GoogleNew potential exposure sites across New Zealand have been listed this afternoon including a series of South Island petrol stations, a South Auckland thrift shop and a Four Square store in Waipū.In the latest tranche of locations listed by the Ministry … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in the Delta outbreak – November 20

Covid-19: Locations of interest in the Delta outbreak - November 20

A central Wellington supermarket is among the latest locations of interest in the Covid-19 Delta outbreak in New Zealand. Countdown Cable Car Lane, on Lambton Quay, in Wellington was visited by a positive case on November 16, between 7.12pm and 7.30pm, says the Ministry of Health. The store was still open for business on Saturday. … Read more

Covid-19: 198 new cases in Delta outbreak across six regions

Covid-19: 198 new cases in Delta outbreak across six regions

There are 198 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta outbreak, across six regions. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a statement on Friday afternoon. There are new cases in Auckland (152), Northland (5), Waikato (30), Bay of Plenty (six), Wairarapa (one) and Canterbury (one).Ross Giblin/StuffThere are 198 new cases of Covid-19 across … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Case numbers tracking towards upper end of expert modelling

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Case numbers tracking towards upper end of expert modelling

There were 167 new cases of Covid-19 in the community on Thursday and a further two deaths as the virus continued to spread across the country. Video / Michael Craig / Dean Purcell / Jed BradleyCOVID LATEST* Exclusive: 16,000 cases a week – Health Minister on how Covid could play out* Matthew Hooton: Shameful MIQ … Read more

N.S. premier blasts organizers of religious gathering that sparked fatal COVID-19 outbreak

N.S. premier blasts organizers of religious gathering that sparked fatal COVID-19 outbreak

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston slammed the organizers of a religious gathering that led to outbreaks of COVID-19 in the province, including the deaths of three people. At the end of October, the Gospel Light Baptist Church in Amherst, N.S., hosted a gathering of more than 100 people and did not require proof of vaccination to … Read more

Covid-19: 194 new cases in Delta outbreak, man in his 60s dies in hospital

Covid-19: 194 new cases in Delta outbreak, man in his 60s dies in hospital

There are 194 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, and one person with the virus has died in hospital. The update was given during the 1pm press conference on Wednesday with Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Of the new cases, 180 are in Auckland, five are in Waikato, three are in Northland and … Read more

NT faces ‘very serious situation’ as Katherine and Robinson River COVID outbreak grows to 11

NT faces 'very serious situation' as Katherine and Robinson River COVID outbreak grows to 11

The Northern Territory has recorded nine new COVID-19 cases overnight, bringing the total number of cases in the Katherine and Robinson River outbreak announced yesterday to 11. Chief Minister Michael Gunner said all the new cases were Aboriginal people and household contacts of the two cases confirmed yesterday.One of them, a 65-year-old woman, has been admitted to Royal Darwin Hospital.The … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Health Ministry briefing on vaccines, pandemic response and hospitalisations

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Health Ministry briefing on vaccines, pandemic response and hospitalisations

Ministry of Health officials and public health experts on how high vaccination rates affect the response to Covid-19.Ministry of Health officials and public health experts will be hosting a briefing this morning on how high vaccination rates affect the response to Covid-19.The briefing, hosted by director-general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield, will also cover how … Read more

Inquest into Australia’s deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak at St Basil’s in Melbourne begins

Inquest into Australia's deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak at St Basil's in Melbourne begins

Senior Victorian health officials were warned about the horrifying conditions at a Melbourne nursing home just days after the Commonwealth seized control of the facility, an inquest into Australia’s deadliest aged care COVID-19 outbreak has heard.Key points:Fifty residents died at St Basil’s Homes for the Aged during Melbourne’s second COVID-19 waveFamilies say staff threatened to call police … Read more

Covid-19: 173 new cases in the Delta community outbreak

Covid-19: 173 new cases in the Delta community outbreak

There are 173 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, and 90 people are in hospital with the virus. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a statement, ahead of Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield giving a post-Cabinet press conference at 4pm. Of the new cases, … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – November 13

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – November 13

A shopping centre, a Chemist Warehouse and a variety of clothing stores in Hamilton are among the latest locations to have been visited by a person with Covid-19. Shops including Glassons, Stirling Sports, Foot Locker, Chemist Warehouse, North Beach and Katsubi restaurant at Te Awa Mall, at The Base, were added to the Ministry of … Read more

Covid-19: 201 new cases in Delta outbreak, 85 people in hospital with the virus

Covid-19: 201 new cases in Delta outbreak, 85 people in hospital with the virus

There are 201 new Covid-19 cases in the Delta community outbreak, in Auckland, Waikato, Northland and Taranaki. Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson and Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay gave the update in a press conference on Friday afternoon. Of the new cases, 181 are in Auckland, four are in Northland, 15 are in … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – November 12

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – November 12

A Kmart in Hamilton is the latest location of interest linked to the Covid-19 Delta outbreak. A positive case visited Kmart in Te Rapa on November 3 from 3.13pm to 5pm. The Ministry of Health is advising those who visited the store at the same time to self-monitor for symptoms of the virus over the … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak — November 11

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak — November 11

A bakery in Takanini, south Auckland, is among the latest locations of interest linked to the Delta outbreak. Supa Choice Bakery on Manuroa Rd in Takanini was visited by a Covid case on November 3, between 12pm and 12.15pm. Two Ōtorohanga locations were also added on Thursday evening. They are Flying Horse Chinese Takeaway and … Read more

Chinese city offers cash for clues as Covid outbreak declared a ‘people’s war’ | China

Residents of a Chinese city bordering Russia have been offered major cash rewards for tips on the continuing Delta outbreak, with local officials declaring a “people’s war” on the virus.Authorities announced the 100,000 yuan ($15,640) rewards for residents in Heihei, in the north-eastern Heilongjiang Province, as its total tally of cases in this outbreak reached … Read more

Covid 19 Delta Outbreak: Waiheke Island confirms first local virus case

Covid 19 Delta Outbreak: Waiheke Island confirms first local virus case

Auckland moves to level 3.2 tomorrow night, Far North to level 2 on Thursday; more freedoms likely from Nov 29. Video / Mark Mitchell / Michael Craig / Dean PurcellWaiheke Island has recorded its first local case of Covid-19 just weeks after an Aucklander awaiting test results travelled to the island.In a post to Facebook … Read more

Senators cancel practice amid COVID-19 outbreak

Senators cancel practice amid COVID-19 outbreak

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators cancelled their practice on Monday amid a COVID-19 outbreak that has spread to at least five people. Forwards Connor Brown and Dylan Gambrell were placed in the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol Monday morning. The team recalled forwards Egor Sokolov and Scott Sabourin from Belleville in related moves. Previously, defenceman Nick Holden, … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Man who intentionally caught virus wishes he hadn’t done it

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Man who intentionally caught virus wishes he hadn't done it

An unvaccinated person who intentionally caught Covid-19 regrets his actions. Photo / Auckland DHBAn unvaccinated man who intentionally caught Covid-19 and was hospitalised now says he regrets his actions.In a post to Facebook, an Aucklander said he had tested positive for Covid-19 and was left weak and bedridden. The man became very ill and it’s … Read more

Covid-19: 190 new cases in Delta outbreak as Cabinet mulls easing Auckland restrictions

Covid-19: 190 new cases in Delta outbreak as Cabinet mulls easing Auckland restrictions

There are 190 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta outbreak as Cabinet is set to confirm if Auckland restrictions can ease as planned. There is one case in Northland, seven in Waikato and the remaining 182 are in Auckland. There are 81 cases in hospital, up from 74 on Sunday, with seven of those … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19

A Camellia Rest Home staff member was informed of a positive test on Tuesday, November 2. Photo / SuppliedA Te Awamutu rest home worker tested positive for Covid-19 earlier in the week.A Waikato DHB spokesperson confirmed on Sunday night a staff member at Camellia Rest Home in Te Awamutu was informed of a positive test … Read more

Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened today, November 7

Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened today, November 7

Here’s a quick round-up of the biggest updates from November 7 on the Covid-19 Delta outbreak, including the latest case and location of interest details. Cases There are 113 new cases of Covid-19 in the community on Sunday. Of the new cases, there are 109 in Auckland, three in Waikato and one is in Northland. … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 113 new cases in community, 74 patients in hospital

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: 113 new cases in community, 74 patients in hospital

Former Kiwi Ferns captain Luisa Avaiki Tavesivesi (centre) was one of many Pasifika sporting stars at the vaccination drive in Māngere yesterday. Photo / Michael CraigThere are 113 new cases of Covid-19 in the community and a record 74 patients in hospital with the virus.Five of those people are in ICU or a high-dependency unit.Of … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: New Covid case in Northland

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: New Covid case in Northland

Northland has recorded its third new case in the region since yesterday afternoon. Photo / Anthony PhelpsNorthland has recorded a new Covid-19 case today – the region’s third case since yesterday.The case is linked to the Kaitaia cluster and is a close contact of a person from that group, Northland DHB said in a statement … Read more

China doubles down on zero-Covid as it battles most widespread outbreak since Wuhan

China doubles down on zero-Covid as it battles most widespread outbreak since Wuhan

Though subsequent flare-ups have seen higher total case numbers, this outbreak has spread the furthest, with 19 of China’s 31 provinces — more than half the country — reporting cases since the outbreak began in mid-October, according to the National Health Commission (NHC).On Wednesday, the NHC reported 93 new symptomatic cases — the highest daily … Read more

Covid-19: 100 new cases in Delta outbreak in Auckland and Waikato

Covid-19: 100 new cases in Delta outbreak in Auckland and Waikato

There are 100 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak. Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield gave the update in a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. Of the new cases, 97 are in Auckland and three are in Waikato. There are no new cases in either Northland … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Teacher at Henderson creche tests positive

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Teacher at Henderson creche tests positive

What we know about the new ‘Delta plus’ variant now detected in Australia. Video / ABC AustraliaA West Auckland childcare centre has temporarily closed after a teacher tested positive for Covid-19.So far, no one else has tested positive at Living & Learning Family Centre in Henderson – including the children who were in the teacher’s … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – October 31

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak - October 31

Visitors to a West Auckland laundromat are being asked to self-isolate for 14 days after it was among the latest additions to the Ministry of Health’s locations of interest in relation to the Covid-19 outbreak. Anyone who visited the Wash and Save Laundromat in Ranui on October 24 between 5pm and 7pm, are asked to … Read more

Covid-19: 125 new cases in Delta outbreak in Auckland, Northland, Waikato, Christchurch

Covid-19: 125 new cases in Delta outbreak in Auckland, Northland, Waikato, Christchurch

There are 125 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, in Auckland, Northland, Waikato and Christchurch. The Ministry of Health gave the update in a statement on Friday afternoon. Of the new cases, 118 are in Auckland, one is in Northland, four are in Waikato, and two are in Christchurch.Ricky Wilson/StuffThere are 125 … Read more

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak – October 28

Covid-19: Locations of interest in Delta outbreak - October 28

More takeaways and businesses in Christchurch have been linked to the Delta outbreak in a 4pm update of the Ministry of Health’s locations of interest list. Hornby Chinese Takeaways, Waimari Takeaway in Bryndwr, Z petrol station on Curletts Rd in Sockburn and Gloucester & Stanmore Corner Dairy in Linwood were visited by Covid cases between … Read more

Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened today, October 27

Covid-19 outbreak situation report: What happened today, October 27

Here’s a quick round up of the biggest updates from October 27 on the Covid-19 Delta outbreak, including the latest case and location of interest details. Cases There are 74 new cases of Covid-19 in the Delta community outbreak, in Auckland and Waikato. Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield … Read more

London, Ont. long-term care home charged in relation to COVID-19 outbreak that killed nurse

London, Ont. long-term care home charged in relation to COVID-19 outbreak that killed nurse

London, Ont. – A long-term care facility in London, Ont. is facing charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act after a COVID-19 outbreak that killed a registered nurse. The Ontario Nurses Association (ONA) welcomes the charges, but says the tragedy could have been prevented with greater oversight. Brian Beattie was 58 … Read more