Covid-19 Coromandel

With rapidly growing numbers of people with Covid, demand for testing continues to be high in the Waikato. According to Waikato DHB, the long waits for people to get a test has eased with the rollout of RATs at Greenwood and Founders Theatre testing sites. There is currently no wait time for people to get […]

Update 11:50am Jacinda Ardern stated at the press conference  “the whole New Zealand will move into the sitting of the traffic light system at 11:59pm tonight. She said “the evidence from overseas is that boosters significantly reduced the likelihood of getting sick and needing to go to hospital. It also helps to reduce the transmission […]

So much can change and so quickly. As a country we have lived with the fear of Covid for nearly two years. Closer to home on the Coromandel, we’ve had the odd brush with Covid. Let’s go back to August 17 2021. The Prime Minister has called a news conference announcing that New Zealand would […]

  UPDATED 5pm 2/12/2021 The 1pm numbers today did not include the confirmation of this case that we expected. We raised a question with the Waikato DHB who have now responed. They have said in a statement to CFM that “the Public Health Unit are aware of a case isolating in Whitianga who had relocated […]

The new Protection Framework comes into effect this Friday. It brings with it many changes and we will try to summarise these here. Initially the Waikato including Hauraki/Coromandel will be on colour orange and this is summarised in the table below. Orange is used when there’s increasing community transmission of COVID-19 and face coverings are […]

Today we bring you the latest Vaccination  data as supplied by the Governments Covid-19 site here. The Government has announced that the new system that operates under the three traffic lights of Green, Oragne or Red will come into effect from midnight on 3 December. It heralds the arrival of different rules for different folkes […]

There are 18 new cases confirmed in the Waikato region. Nine are in Te Kūiti, two in Huntly, two in Ōtorohanga, one in Hamilton, one in Te Awamutu, one in Te Kauwhata, one in Tokoroa, and one which remains under investigation. This brings the total number of cases during this Waikato outbreak to 379 (192 […]

We will be publ;ishing this information that we receive from the Waikato DHB each day at about this time. All information on this page is sourced and provided by Waikato DHB unless otherwise stated. Please not that the Thames case is again referred to in this post. There were 11 new cases confirmed in the […]

We received confirmation yesterday at around 3pm from the Waikato DHB that there was a positive Covid-19 case in the Thames area. In response Te Korowai opened a testing centre at Rhodes Park and a steady stream of locals have been tested. The case though remains a mystery with no further information provided by the […]

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