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29 Nov 2021 20:57
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Covid is coming -- but we're being reassured most of us will get through it OK

    Covid is coming -- but we're being reassured most of us will get through it OK


    The Government has released a new plan, for how to ramp up capacity in hospitals around the country during a surge in Covid case numbers.

    The union representing ICU staff, says they're very worried about whether hospitals will cope with the demand.

    But General Practice New Zealand Chairman Jeff Lowe -- one of the experts behind the plan -- says most vaccinated people aren't going to have serious covid symptoms.

    He says 90 to 95 percent of cases won't need hospital treatment, and will only need light monitoring at home.

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