Up to 135 people could be used in contact tracing efforts in the South as New Zealand heads into what could be the second half of a "marathon" lockdown.
As confidence grows the country’s Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown is working, the South continues to stand out for the wrong reasons.
The South could be among the last places in New Zealand to see the lifting of the tough restrictions of the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown.
In the days ahead, up to 38 patients could be in intensive care units across the South at any one time, Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming says.
There have been no new cases of Covid-19 confirmed at Queenstown Lakes District Hospital after two nurses tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.
The timing could not be worse for Cromwell’s only pharmacy as the largest of three medical practices in the town has decided to push an Auckland-based delivery service for prescriptions.
A second nurse at Lakes District Hospital has tested positive for Covid-19, the Southern District Health Board has confirmed.
As Police Commissioner Mike Bush called for an end to those flouting the rules of the Covid-19 lockdown — including freedom campers — the Dunedin City Council is still fielding reports of the...
Dunedin supermarkets have enacted a suite of changes to ensure staff safety and customer comfort during the Covid-19 Alert Level 4 lockdown.
The Otago Regional Council is pushing ahead with a proposed 9.1% rates rise despite the unprecedented national lockdown and the fact the majority of councillors are protesting the move.
While most Western countries are looking to ‘‘flatten the curve’’ in response to the outbreak of Covid-19, New Zealand could achieve its goal to eliminate the novel coronavirus.
If just one member of the small team at Challenge Fitzroy service station gets sick, the petrol station closes.
More than 20 Dunedin City Council staff have joined the contact tracing effort to track down possible cases of transmission of Covid-19.
Dunedin’s city centre was already at a near standstill yesterday afternoon as shops shut and traffic thinned out as last night’s lockdown deadline loomed.
There are at least seven new cases of Covid-19 in the Southern district. And the DHB has revealed a raft of locations where the public may have come into contact with a virus that has forced a nationwide lockdown from midnight.
By the end of today an estimated 95% of University of Otago staff will be working from home as the facility prepares for the nationwide lockdown.
There are now 15 Covid-19 cases in the South, including two new confirmed Dunedin cases and one probable Dunedin case that were revealed yesterday.