News | Health & Safety
17 Sep 2021 14:58
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

    The rise of Covid-19 cases in Australia has the Health Ministry on high-alert

    The rise of Covid-19 cases in Australia has the Health Ministry on high-alert


    Those in New Plymouth are being urged to get tested after the virus was picked up in wastewater earlier this week.

    The Ministry says it could be from a recovered case, but could also indicate there's unknown community transmission.

    Deputy Director of Public Health Harriette Carr says there's an increased likelihood a traveller from Australia is infected...

    She says they are interested in anyone who's been in the country recently to get tested - whether they have symptoms or not.

    The results from wastewater testing conducted in Taranaki yesterday are due back tomorrow.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Health & Safety News
     17 Sep: New research has found disparities between Maori and NZ European post operative death rates
     17 Sep: The Otago Daily Times is reporting the three people killed at a Timaru property are all children.
     17 Sep: Nicki Minaj's claim on COVID-19 vaccines and men's sexual health doesn't stack up under scrutiny
     17 Sep: The appearance of another Covid case at South Auckland's Middlemore Hospital is raising questions
     16 Sep: A Sydney GP has been banned from practising medicine for at least 12 years - for sexually assaulting 10 female patients
     15 Sep: The Ministry of Health has revealed two new locations of interest in Auckland
     15 Sep: US COVID-19 cases climbing, wiping out months of progress, pushing Idaho to ration healthcare
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The pandemic-enforced postponement of a US basketball scholarship has turned into a maiden Silver Ferns camp for defender Paris Lokotui More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    The Government is suspending quarantine-free travel with Australia for another eight weeks More...



     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Paris Hilton is "so happy" for Britney Spears after the singer got engaged 14:38

    Politics:
    Applause in Queensland Parliament gallery as historic bill passed, legalising voluntary assisted dying 14:25

    International:
    Arc de Triomphe wrapped up in fabric to celebrate late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude 14:15

    Entertainment:
    Donny Osmond feared he'd never walk again after contracting an infection following spinal surgery 14:08

    Business:
    The Government is suspending quarantine-free travel with Australia for another eight weeks 14:05

    Cricket:
    A new era begins tonight in New Zealand-Pakistan cricket relations with the one-day international in Rawalpindi 13:45

    Health & Safety:
    New research has found disparities between Maori and NZ European post operative death rates 13:45

    Entertainment:
    Kate Beckinsale is feeling "a lot better" after being hospitalised last week 13:38

    Law and Order:
    Police have confirmed three people found dead at a Timaru property were all children 13:25

    Business:
    For the first time in weeks businesses outside Auckland are linked to a person with Covid-19 13:15


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd