Middlemore remains busy as the number of COVID-19 community cases starts to plateau, the number of COVID-19 hospital admissions remains relatively stable with 30 cases in Middlemore and a total of 83 COVID-19 hospital admissions across the Auckland region today at mid-afternoon.
From Friday, 3 December New Zealand moves into the new COVID-19 Protection Framework, commonly known as the ‘traffic light’ system. Auckland will start in the ‘red’ setting and as we move through the traffic lights our visitor policy will change to reflect this.
Being Maaori, establishing connections (whakawhanuangatanga) is important to Karen Molyneux, one of our Allied Health Triage Clinicians based at Community Central in Lambie Drive and recently elected President Tangata Whenua for Occupational Therapy New Zealand, Whakaora Ngangahau (OTNZ WNA).
After a long lockdown in Auckland, and a busy period as the spread of COVID-19 in the community adds pressure to our system, we are looking forward to the new protection framework coming into effect.
In metro Auckland today, the Northern Region Health Coordination Centre (NRHCC) is coordinating the support of 1,441 COVID-19 positive cases to safely isolate at home.
Today is day 93 of Auckland’s lockdown, and while public health restrictions have changed and children are returning to school, we urge the community to remain vigilant, continue to follow the rules, and get fully vaccinated.
Counties Manukau Health is relieved to see vaccination rates continue to rise and as the Government signals an easing of public health restriction settings, we urge the community to remain vigilant, continue to follow the rules, and get fully vaccinated.
Today 288 COVID-19 cases are isolating at households across Auckland, as part of the next step in the region’s COVID-19 community management.
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Auckland to move into the new framework when 90 percent of eligible population in each of the three DHBs…