Health & Bodies

Covid update: 215 new cases and more info on vaccines and businesses

There are 215 new community cases today: 196 in Auckland, 11 in Waikato, four in Northland.

Covid update: 205 new cases, one new death

Today there are 205 new cases of Covid-19 to report.

Covid update: 83 in hospital; 12 DHBs reach 90% first dose vaccination milestone

Of those in hospital, 5 are in ICU. There are also 149 new cases today.

Covid update: 198 new cases; Auckland DHB to reach 90% fully vaccinated today

Auckland DHB is on track to be the first in the country to meet the 90 percent vaccination milestone

Experts answer: When is it safe to fuck strangers under the Covid-19 traffic light system

With all the rules about public health during Covid, one piece of information has been missing.

Covid update: 2 deaths; 167 new community cases

Two elderly people have died with Covid in hospital. There are also 167 new cases.

Covid update: Auckland border opening up December 15; 194 cases and 1 death

Auckland's border set top open. Proof of vaccination, or a negative test within 72 hours required.

LGBTQIA+ competency questions now included in medical school interviews

The questions will assess knowledge of health issues for LGBTQIA+ communities.

Covid update: 222 new cases in the community, 1 death

Today's 222 cases is a record high. The person who died was in their 70s and in hospital.

Covid Update: Booster shots available in two weeks

Monday 15 November

4 PM

Today the government announced booster shots of the Pfizer vaccine will be available in two weeks for people who got their second dose…

Covid update: 207 new community cases, 4 in Rotorua

81% of New Zealanders are fully vaccinated

Covid update: 201 new community cases. Covid in Taranaki

6 cases were confirmed in Taranaki yesterday. Other cases in Auckland, Northland and Waikato.

Covid update: 185 new cases. First vax doses at 90% nationally

A death in Auckland has also been added to the national Covid-19 data today.

Covid update: 147 new cases today. A man with Covid has died at home in Auckland

The man was in his 60s and at his home in the suburb of Glen Eden.

A disinformation researcher on all the Nazi signs at the Wellington anti-vax protest

NZ has seen a sharp increase in Covid-19 disinformation related to far-right ideologies.

Covid update: 79% fully vaccinated and 125 new cases

There are 125 new community cases today. 117 in Auckland, 2 in Waikato and 6 in Northland.

Covid update: Auckland to move to Alert Level 3, step 2 Tuesday night

Shops open and outdoor gatherings increase to 25 people.

Covid update: 113 new community cases, most in Auckland

Of today's cases, 109 are in Auckland, 3 are in Waikato and 1 is in Northland.

Covid update: 206 new cases, NZ's highest daily total

Saturday 6 November

Today there are 206 new Covid cases, our highest daily total ever and the first time new cases have hit the 200 mark.

Four of…

Covid update: A second person isolating at home with Covid has been found dead

The person was found by ambulance staff this morning in the Auckland suburb of Mt Eden.

Covid update: 139 new cases in the community

136 in Auckland, 2 in Waikato, 1 in Northland.

Traditional Sāmoan medicinal plant found to be as effective as ibuprofen

New research shows the matalafi plant works in a similar way to ibuprofen.

Covid update: 100 new cases. 76% of eligible people double vaxxed

Of today’s 100 new cases, 97 are in Auckland and 3 are in Waikato.

Covid update: Northland to move to alert level 3 at midnight

The announcement comes after new cases cropped up at the top of the region

Covid Update: Auckland and Waikato will move to step 2 of level 3

Auckland will move to step 2 of level 3, but one week later on Tuesday, November 9 at 11:59pm.

Covid update: 160 new community cases

Saturday October 30, 1pm

There are 160 new community cases of Covid-19 today. 151 are in Auckland, seven in Waikato, one in Northland, and one in Christchurch.


Covid update: 125 new cases, including 2 in Christchurch

There are 125 new community cases today.