News | Health & Safety
13 Aug 2020 9:38
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    China has confirmed human-to-human transmission of the new coronavirus

    China has confirmed human-to-human transmission of the new coronavirus


    The Guardian's reporting 139 new cases of the strain have been detected ... tripling the number of known infected patients ... three have died.

    That takes the total number of cases up to 217, since the virus was first detected in the city of Wuhan last month.

    The World Health Organisation will now be meeting to decide whether the virus is an international emergency.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


     Other Health & Safety News
     12 Aug: Experts believe Covid-19 isn't contained in Auckland
     12 Aug: Auckland has entered Covid-19 alert level three
     12 Aug: Canterbury's Medical Officer of Health is commending swift action by two Christchurch rest homes - when residents showed respiratory illness
     12 Aug: Capacity at Auckland's four Community Testing Centres is being boosted, with additional staff and longer hours -- but people are being urged to be patient
     11 Aug: The Director General of Health has dismissed concerns about flu vaccine availability in New Zealand
     11 Aug: How Texas went from a coronavirus slow burn to an explosive disaster
     11 Aug: Researchers hope it's now easier for Maori to get tests to show whether they have a stomach cancer causing gene
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Think about the long term picture More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Reserve Bank's increased its ability to effectively print money but won't be able to go any higher More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Katie Price will undergo surgery for her broken feet this week 9:31

    International:
    Kim Jong-un says North Korea has avoided a coronavirus outbreak. His grip on power may depend on it 9:27

    Rugby:
    Think about the long term picture 9:27

    Business:
    The Reserve Bank's increased its ability to effectively print money but won't be able to go any higher 9:17

    Entertainment:
    Kris Jenner has dubbed Kylie Jenner the “most wonderful daughter” in honour of her 23rd birthday 9:01

    Rugby:
    Super Rugby would go full circle if former Wallabies great Nick Farr-Jones has his way 8:57

    International:
    Russia's Sputnik coronavirus vaccine 'reckless' for skipping important phase III clinical trials, Australian experts say 8:47

    Accident and Emergency:
    The Remutaka Hill road is now fully back open following an earlier crash between a motorbike and truck 8:37

    Entertainment:
    Prince Harry has claimed that it will take "every single person on the planet" to defeat racism 8:31

    Living & Travel:
    Disabled passengers say some bus drivers have a bad attitude in Wellington 8:17


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2020 New Zealand City Ltd