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One new case of Covid-19

Today there is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand.

It has been 72 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

One new case of Covid-19

Today there is one new case of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand.

It has been 71 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

2 new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

Today there are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand.

It has been 70 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

Otago researchers find link between rape and breathing problems

Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers have found.

Family carers 'invisible heroes of Covid-19'

When things go really wrong they are the last line of defence for the most vulnerable, but a survey of almost 700 family carers shows how invisible and unsupported these New Zealanders have been during Covid-19.

Hospital upgrade won't end ice blocks on the wards - ASMS

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists says it’s a shame that a multi-million-dollar upgrade package for Hawkes Bay Hospital does not include desperately needed air-conditioning for its wards.

Ombudsman finds significant gaps in MoH data

The Chief Ombudsman has identified significant gaps in the Ministry of Health’s collection and use of information about the deaths of people with intellectual disabilities receiving full-time residential support.

3 new cases of Covid-19 - Ministry of Health

Today there are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation facilities in New Zealand. It has been 69 days since the last case of COVID-19 was acquired locally from an unknown source.

Researchers survey food banks as pandemic bites - Canterbury University

A new study is seeking feedback from Australasian food banks on how they are coping with growing demand in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

The survey, led by University of Canterbury (UC) researchers, aims to find out more about the economic and social impacts of the virus.

PHARMAC to remove medicine dispensing restrictions

Most funded medicines will return to all at once dispensing because PHARMAC is removing most of the temporary dispensing restrictions put in place to manage supply during COVID-19. The change will be effective from midnight Friday 31 July 2020.