Almost every New Zealander is now living inside their bubble, and Health Minister David Clark is no exception.
The number of Covid-19 cases in the South continues to increase and a veterinary clinic in Ranfurly has closed after a staff member tested positive, in another case linked to the World Hereford Conference.
With the pace things are moving in New Zealand at the moment, the adage ‘‘a week is a long time in politics’’ seems woefully inadequate.
The southern health system is coping well with the ravages of Covid-19, but ‘‘we are not yet through the eye of the storm,’’ Southern District Health Board chief executive Chris Fleming says.
A huge distribution effort is ensuring all medical professionals who need personal protective equipment (PPE) get it, WellSouth says.
Southern cases of Covid-19 surged past 30 yesterday, as the Ministry of Health warned the number of cases of the potentially fatal pandemic disease will keep rising for at least the next 10 days.
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Covid-19 reached some of the smaller centres in the southern region yesterday, as New Zealand made final preparations to shut down and defend itself against the pandemic disease.
Tight new restrictions are now in force in southern hospitals, and visitors are banned in all but the most grievous circumstances.
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Doctors, hospitals and pharmacies throughout the South remain open following the raising of the Covid-19 alert level, but anyone needing medical assistance must phone ahead first.
Almost half a million dollars has been spent by the Southern District Health Board in the past year to transport neurosurgery patients from Dunedin to Christchurch.
Southern GPs will not accept walk-in appointments from today, while health officials yesterday mobilised to find people linked to Covid-19 cases at a world farming conference held in Queenstown.
On Monday, as a hypothetical exercise, blogger David Farrar imagined who would be in a ‘‘Government of National Unity’’ created to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
The national battle against Covid-19 will become a localised one next week, Health Minister David Clark predicts.
Covid-19 controls tightened yesterday, as supermarkets started rationing, churches closed for worship and some universities and museums closed temporarily.
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Logan Park High School is set to close until at least this weekend as about 150 close contacts of the pupil who tested positive are tested.