More Than 120,000 First Doses For 5-11s; 90% Of Canterbury Māori Fully Vaccinated; 45 Community Cases; 5 In Hospital

Thursday, 27 January 2022, 1:41 pmPress Release: Ministry of Health Canterbury has become the third DHB to fully vaccinate more than 90% of eligible Māori. More than four million first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered to our 12+ population across Aotearoa – another very significant milestone. There were 13,995 paediatric doses … Read more

Testing Improvements See New Zealand Well Prepared For Omicron

Tuesday, 25 January 2022, 7:31 pmPress Release: Ministry of Health New Zealand’s PCR testing capacity can be increased by nearly 20,000 tests per day to deal with a surge in cases as part of our wider COVID-19 testing strategy, Associate Minister of Health Dr Ayesha Verrall said. “We have continued to adapt our public health … Read more