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.
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.
Aucklanders are grateful for the easing of COVID-19 restrictions after three long months of lockdown. The Government is signally an end to lockdowns and the response to the vaccination call-out is a major contributor as we inch closer to an end to Auckland’s lockdown.
As the number of COVID-19 cases throughout New Zealand increases, more people are curious about the care Middlemore Hospital provides COVID-19 patients. So, some of our clinical leaders have stepped forward to provide insights into what goes on behind the scenes.
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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Media StatementThe Ministry of Health is confirming that three people who presented to Middlemore Hospital in recent days have tested positive for COVID-19. The following information has been provided by Counties Manukau DHB.
Since the country entered level 4 lockdown our laboratory teams have scaled up their COVID-19 testing capacity, big time. Daily COVID-19 testing through our laboratory has increased from 500 to 5500 tests per day. The CM Health medical laboratory workforce consists of scientists, technicians, and clinicians.
The most up to date information on Testing Centres across the Auckland region can be found here. It’s essential that you only get tested if you:
Are a contact
Have visited a location of interest at the specific dates and times;
Or have cold and flu symptoms.