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No new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

It has been 99 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

Christchurch Covid-19 pop-up testing centre open this Saturday

Canterbury people without COVID-19 symptoms who wish to be tested for the virus can visit a pop-up testing centre at 170 Orchard Road near Christchurch Airport from 10am to 4pm this Saturday 8 August.

'Voluntary Bonding Scheme 2021 intake adds professions and more locations'

The Ministry of Health welcomes the addition of new professions to next year’s Voluntary Bonding Scheme.

The scheme is offered every year to encourage newly qualified health professionals to work in the communities and specialties that need them most.

'University of Otago contact tracing system shows promising results'

An initial test of the University of Otago’s contact tracing system for COVID-19 has produced promising results after most contacts identified in the emergency exercise scenario of a visiting international professor to the Dunedin campus were able to be tracked down.

No new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today.

It has been 98 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

A regulated market for vape products

Hāpai Te Hauora congratulate the Associate Minister for Health Hon. Jenny Salesa on the successful passage of the long-awaited Vaping Bill last night. Many community leaders contributed to the process with over 1200 submissions and engagement from Māori and Pacific communities throughout.

COVID cancer ‘catch up’ in full swing

A report released today by Te Aho o Te Kahu, the independent Cancer Control Agency, shows a ‘catch up’ in cancer diagnoses is underway.

No new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today. It has been 97 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

Covid-19 community testing in Palmerston North

Residents of the MidCentral DHB region are being encouraged to get out and get tested on Friday for COVID-19, whether they have symptoms or not.

Oral contraceptive in short supply - PHARMAC

PHARMAC has today advised healthcare professionals that a combined oral contraceptive, Brevinor-1 28 Day, is in short supply due to manufacturing delays.