Covid-19 Coromandel

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The cases in the small rural areas of North Waikato have raised many questions as to how a remand prisoner from Auckland’s Mt Eden prison could be allowed to travel across the border from Level 4 to Level 2 in the middle of a pandemic lockdown. Epidemiologist Michael Baker said on TVNZ’s Breakfast show this […]

Whitianga Oceans Festival deferred to 2022 The Festival is another casualty of the current conditions with Covid-19. The following release has just arrived from the Festival organisers. “It is with huge disappointment that we, Whitianga Oceans Festival Committee, have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Whitianga Oceans Festival, scheduled for Saturday 18th September. […]

The die is cast, and the changes are locked and loaded. What the outcome will be is anybody’s guess and most people seem to have a view. If current Coromandel opinion was to drive the change then most probably we would see a move to Alert Level 3 – more commonly known as ‘Level 4 […]

There are 62 new cases in the community today. This brings the total to 210 with 198 in Auckland and 12 on Wellington. There are still no cases on the Coromandel. Six sub-clusters have been identified including the Assembly of God Church of Samoa which has 105 cases associated with it. Wastewater testing has again […]

A total of 41 new cases today bringing the total to 148 in this current outbreak. The good news for the Coromandel is again we do not have a single case to report in this area or the nearby surrounding areas. Twelve of the cases are in Wellington and all the remaining open cases are […]

The Prime Minister has this afternoon confirmed that the Level 4 lockdown will continue through to Friday 27 August at 11:59pm for New Zealand with Auckland extended till 11:59pm Tuesday 31 August. A further review by Cabinet will take place on Friday to decide what restrictions will apply from Friday evening for all of New […]

There are 35 additional Covid-19 cases in the community today. Thirty three are in Auckland and 2 in Wellington. It takes the total of active cases to 107. This is not unexpected and will be part of the consideration that Cabinet will be looking at prior to announcing any changes to Level 4 lockdown at […]

Coromandel and surrounds, you can take a collective sigh of relief. Another twenty-four hours has passed and it is increasingly looking like we have dodged a bullet or in this case, dodged Delta. Auckland on the other hand has another 20 cases and Wellington a further one, brining the collective total to 72 current Covid […]

Here’s todays update for Sunday 22 August. Overnight there have been no cases on the Coromandel reported and wastewater results continue to show no trace of covid-19. We remain so far Covid free. Record numbers of people have had Covid tests completed, levels that caused Dr Ashley Bloomfield to specially mention Coromandel Town for the […]

Here is today’s latest news from the 1pm news conference. There are 21 additional cases of Covid in the community and none of these are from the Coromandel. Eighteen are from Auckland and 3 from Wellington Wastewater testing results are being conducted throughout New Zealand and cover 3.5m of the total population. Positive tests were [...]

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