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

 

LATEST NEWS

World Patient Safety Day

Thursday, 17 September 2020 - Today, September 17, is World Patient Safety Day. As Infection Preventionists we should urge consumers and others to prevent harm ... MORE

WHO African Region is wild polio-free

Tuesday, 25 August 2020 - The Africa Regional Certification Commission certified the WHO African Region as wild polio-free after four years without a case. With ... MORE

World Hepatitis Day

Tuesday, 28 July 2020 - World Hepatitis Day is on July 28. The global annual event educates people about hepatitis and the importance of getting ... MORE

Should we be paying more attention to airborne transmission of COVID19

This week the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases published an open letter by 239 researchers from 32 countries, urging the WHO ... MORE

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

Tuesday, 16 June 2020 - Yesterday the NZ Ministry of Health announced that it is now 24 days since the last new case of COVID-19 ... MORE

View full calendar here