There were 15 cases confirmed in the Waikato overnight,
with six in Huntly, three in Hamilton, four in Te Kūiti,
and two in Ngāruawāhia.
All cases have been linked
to previous cases.
This brings the total number of
cases during this Waikato outbreak to 404 (170 active, 234
recovered) with 38 active cases remaining under
investigation for links.
There were eight locations of
interest identified yesterday across Hamilton, Huntly and Te
There are seven pop-up and dedicated testing
sites operating across Waikato today in Hamilton,
Ōtorohanga, Thames, Huntly, Ngāruawāhia and Te
There are two people receiving care for
COVID-19 at Waikato Hospital and another COVID-19 positive
individual receiving care for an unrelated
There were 2279 tests processed in the
Waikato yesterday and 1776 vaccines delivered.
Waikato, public health staff are now supporting 129 cases to
isolate at home.
previously listed case locations will at times be
reclassified following investigations.
Anyone who has
cold or flu-like symptoms, is following guidance relating to
a location of interest, or has been directed by Healthline
or a GP should seek a test immediately.
people should call Healthline on 0800 358 5453 or their GP
for guidance before seeking a test.
It is free to get
a COVID-19 test, wherever you go.
Testing locations in and around Waikato are
also available on the Healthpoint and Waikato DHB
Ōtorohanga Sports Club
carpark, Island Reserve, Orahiri Terrace,
Friday 26 November onwards
Centennial Park, William
Street entrance, Te Kūiti
Fridays to Tuesdays
Korowai o Hauora Thames, 210 Richmond Street,
Waahi Whanui, 17 Parry
Wednesday 24 to Sunday 28 November
Nga Miro Health Centre
car park, 29 River Road, Ngāruawāhia
Entrance off Norton
Gate 3, Brooklyn Road
Te Kōhao Health
951 Wairere Drive,
Testing is available on
appointment from GPs. Both practices will test non-enrolled
Tokoroa Family Health
Gate 3, Tokoroa
Hospital, Maraetai Road, Tokoroa
Book on 07 886
Tokoroa Medical Centre
57-75 Maraetai Road,
Book on 07 886 8777
for a list of pop-up testing sites and designated general
practices where anyone can be tested for free, and
for all testing providers in the region.
update on COVID-19 vaccinations
vaccination rates at TLA level is provided by the Ministry
of Health. This data is at 26 November 2021 and is the
latest available at TLA level.
|1st doses as a % of eligible
|Fully vaccinated as a %
at SA2 level (approximately equivalent to suburb) is
available on the .
Pop-up vaccination sites and
Hours at the Te Awa The Base
community vaccination centre in Te Rapa, Hamilton, have been
extended from this week. The vaccination centre will now
open from 9am to 9pm every Thursday and Friday, starting 28
October, until Christmas to cater for people who cannot be
vaccinated during normal working hours.
number of pop-up vaccination centres operating across the
Waikato this week. Details are at .
Cambridge community vaccination centre at Cambridge
Community Marae is closed. Vaccinations will continue to be
available at Cambridge Medical Centre (bookings essential
or 0800 28 29 26) and Unichem Cambridge (offering both
walk-ins and bookings). There is good capacity at both sites
to support the community. Vaccinations are free wherever you
- Mobile vaccination clinics are rolling out
across the takiwā with regular visits to locations through
to the end of the year. The schedule is on the and will be regularly updated with more
dates and locations.
- Also visit the Waikato DHB FB
page for up-to-date mobile vaccination clinic
- In Hamilton and elsewhere in the Waikato,
you can get your vaccinations at GPs, pharmacies, mobile
sites and at our vaccination centres. There’s lots of
options, so come along and meet the friendly vaccination
- Walk-in appointments are available at many
vaccination sites across the Waikato.
- People can now
also bus free to and from their vaccination appointment if
they show proof of their booking. See
for more details.
Reminder – Making a
Although walk-ins are
available at many vaccination sites, the best way of
guaranteeing a vaccination on the time, day and place of
your choosing is still to book.
- If you have made
a booking and are not able to attend your appointment,
please cancel your booking so someone else can use that
- If you are unsure when your
appointment is, check on the booking system at
using your contact number or email address and booking
reference. Alternatively, you can call 0800 28 29 26 for
- Everyone aged 12+ can now visit
to make their bookings.
- We ask everyone when
attending their appointments under Alert Level 3 to follow
the key public health measures detailed on the .
If people have flu-like
Do not come into the hospital if you have
cold or flu-like symptoms.
If you are concerned about
your risk of COVID-19, please ring Healthline (0800 358
5453). They will tell you if you need to be tested and what
to do next.
- It is free to get a COVID-19
- GPs are able to provide assessment and testing
– please phone your practice first
- Please do not
turn up to your GP without an appointment
hours, you can be seen at an urgent care clinic
recommend you take your NHI number with you, which can speed
up the timeframe to receive your test