Covid-19: 3,302 cases today as virus becomes one of New Zealand’s biggest killers

AUGUST 04, 2022 Ministry of Health Covid-19 and information on the deployment of vaccination. Video / New Zealand Herald Covid-19 has been directly responsible for one in seven recent deaths, and has already claimed five times as many lives as were lost in car accidents last year. But even after New Zealand recently experienced its … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron Outbreak: 5,312 Cases, 28 Deaths, Hospitalizations Drop Below 800; New Zealand border reopens for all

Cost-of-living mistake leaving New Zealanders abroad stumped, Kiwi singer opens up about dramatic exit and why Prince Charles is facing questions over charitable giving in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / New Zealand Herald There are 5,312 new community Covid cases reported today as the number of patients in hospital falls below 800. … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron Outbreak: 6,910 New Cases, 16 Deaths as Schools Fight Teacher Shortage

Calls for tougher hate crime laws, students returning, but also for mask wearing and a wet and windy start to the week in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / New Zealand Herald Today there are 6,910 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand. The Ministry of Health reported another 16 Covid-related deaths. … Read more

Covid-19 outbreak: 6,223 cases and 22 Covid-related deaths today; more than half of new cases now new variants

The World Health Organization has warned that global cases of COVID-19 are on the rise, having risen for the fifth week in a row. Video/AP With borders open and holidaying New Zealanders returning home, Covid cases have increased and more than half of them are new, more infectious sub-variants, says Professor Michael Baker, an epidemiologist. … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 8395 Covid cases, 17 deaths, 689 people in hospital

David Seymour has announced that ACT will conduct an investigation into the country’s response to Covid-19. Video / Mark Mitchell Today there are 8,395 new cases of covid in the community, as health officials continue to track the growing demand in hospitals across the country. The Ministry of Health reported another 17 Covid-related deaths. The … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 7461 cases today, eight deaths, 622 in hospital a ‘significant increase’ this weekend

Reinfection rates are rising, so preventive measures like masking are important even if you’ve already had Covid, experts say. Photo/Michael Craig Today there are 7,461 new community cases of Covid, as health officials warn of a “significant increase” in people requiring hospital care. The Health Ministry reported another eight Covid-related deaths. Of the deaths reported … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 9307 new cases today, 22 deaths, fails with death toll

Yesterday a computer glitch meant Covid-19 case numbers were counted in the thousands. Photo/Michael Craig Today there are 9,307 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand and a further 22 Covid-related deaths. There are 570 people hospitalized with the virus, including nine in intensive care. The figures have been released by the Health Ministry, … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: today’s cases were overcounted in the computer failure of the Ministry of Health

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed trade and the Covid response with Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews while in Melbourne. Video / Sky News Australia Today’s Covid-19 cases were exceeded by more than 4,000 due to a computer glitch. The Health Ministry announced today that there were 13,334 new positive infections, but revealed tonight that the total … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 13,344 new cases today, 23 deaths, 587 in hospital

It’s goodbye Boris Johnson, investigations underway after a dramatic afternoon on the North Shore and a busy couple of weeks in the Auckland airport shop in the latest headlines in the New Zealand Herald. Video / New Zealand Herald Covid cases continue to rise, with 13,344 new community infections revealed today, as parents are warned … Read more

Covid 19 Omicron outbreak: 9629 new cases today; 24 coronavirus-related deaths

How the Kiwis are somehow funding the upcoming Avatar sequels, Auckland: A city on a razor’s edge and wild weather that crosses the ditch in the latest headlines from the New Zealand Herald. Video / New Zealand Herald Today there are 9,629 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand, more than 3,000 more than … Read more