Tuala Tagaloa Tusani is a COVID-19 DELTA survivor who was rushed to Middlemore Hospital in early September.
On Friday 8 October Counties Manukau Health CEO Margie Apa hosted an online event for our Asian Community VAX Heroes programme community leaders, clinicians and volunteers to thank them for their contribution to Counties Manukau Health’s ongoing Flu and COVID-19 Vaccination programmes.
Middlemore Hospital has been the epicentre of the Delta outbreak in Auckland with up to eight hospital admissions per day since the outbreak began.
New Zealand is amongst the first countries in the world to sign an advanced purchase agreement for the new COVID-19 oral antiviral treatment molnupiravir from pharmaceutical company Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD), Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today.
Middlemore Hospital has been the epicentre of the COVID-19 Delta outbreak with over 1,100 cases since the pandemic began in the Counties Manukau region. The teams experience is now being applied to how services and patient care will be provided in the future.
From Friday, 1 October, NRHCC is offering a free taxi service to and from a COVID-19 vaccination centre or drive-through for people having their first dose who don’t drive or don’t have access to other forms of transport.
Counties Manukau DHB has advised the Ministry of Health of two COVID-19 exposure events at Middlemore Hospital. Both cases arrived at Middlemore’s Emergency Department last night seeking treatment for issues unrelated to COVID-19.
Media Statement - Counties Manukau Health has been the centre of the Delta community outbreak in Auckland. Like all health providers, COVID-19 alert level restrictions required changes to our scheduling of services including elective surgery and outpatient clinics.
With Auckland moving to Alert Level 3 CM Health has made changes to bring its Visitor Policy in line with the new Alert Level. Visiting at our facilities is currently only on essential and compassionate grounds, or for birthing partners.
Today Director General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield has announced a pilot of rapid antigen testing is to commence at Middlemore Emergency Department. Rapid Antigen Testing will improve the ability to more quickly detect the presence of COVID-19 virus.