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2 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation - Ministry of Health

There are two new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, both detected in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.

Nine new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation

There are 9 new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new cases in the community.

Of these recent returnees:

Six new cases of Covid-19

There are six new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, five in recent returnees in managed isolation and one in a border worker already in quarantine for the past two weeks.

Of these recent returnees:

Computer fault results in letters sent in error - Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health’s National Bowel Screening Programme is apologising to people who were mistakenly sent a letter inviting them to participate in bowel screening even though they have, or have previously had, bowel cancer.

3 new cases of COVID-19 in managed isolation - Ministry of Health

There are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in New Zealand today, all detected in recent returnees in managed isolation. There are no new community cases.

Of these recent returnees:

Name announced for new surgery facility in Hastings

The name for the $70 million Hawke's Bay-owned and operated elective surgery facility currently being built in Hastings has been announced.

Westside Healthcare's managing director Dr Colin Hutchison today announced the name, Kaweka Health.

Worse outcomes after stroke for rural New Zealanders and Maori researchers find

New Zealanders who live outside the major urban centres are significantly more likely to experience adverse long-term health outcomes after a stroke than those managed in urban hospitals, research from the University of Otago, Wellington has found.

Alcohol and methamphetamine harm in NZ EDs - survey

The results of a new survey released by the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM; the College) provide new insights into the burden of alcohol and methamphetamine harm in Aotearoa New Zealand’s emergency departments (EDs) during the busy summer period.

Healthcare careers expos a hit with Taranaki students - DHB

In light of the cancellation of the Taranaki Careers Expo 2020, the Recruitment Team at Taranaki District Health Board (DHB) took matters into their own hands and held healthcare careers expo at both Taranaki Base and Hāwera hospitals recently.

Preliminary findings show arthritis drug effective in treating Covid patients - HRC

Critically ill patients with COVID-19 who are given a drug that reduces inflammation by modifying the immune system require less time receiving intensive care treatment, an international study has found.