All News: New Zealand continues to prevent transmisison of COVID-19 and keep everyone safe

Yesterday the NZ Ministry of Health announced that it is now 24 days since the last new case of COVID-19 was reported in New Zealand, and there are no active cases to report.The total number of confirmed cases remains at 1,154, which is the number reported to the World Health Organization and the combined total of confirmed and probable cases remains at 1,504.

In Level 1 infection prevention and control practitioners need to maintian a heightened awareness for the disease and be able to act quickly if a cluster occurs in their facility. This is especially important for aged residential care facilities, whose residents are at such a high risk.

All resources available on the MoH website https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

 

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