Dentists and politicians alike are welcoming a Ministry of Health directive to fluoridate Rotorua's water but a local MP says cheaper dentist trips would be more effective.
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Free masks, free RAT tests and new booster campaign planned
Covid-19 Response Minister Dr Ayesha Verrall has outlined new measures for battling Covid-19 hospitalisations and cases as flu season has begun, with the country in “one of its toughest seasons the
Health director-general has Covid-19; 6,862 new cases
Health director-general Ashley Bloomfield has caught Covid-19, the Ministry of Health says.
Bloomfield to leave role in July
The director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield has resigned.
Covid-19: 15 deaths, 16-17 year olds now eligible for boosters
Health director-general Dr Ashley Bloomfield has reported 12,575 new community cases of Covid-19 today, along with 15 Covid-19 related deaths.
Covid-19: 15,250 cases; 830 hospitalisations; 22 deaths
Health director-general Dr Ashley Bloomfield has reported 15,250 new community cases of Covid-19 today.
21,616 new Covid cases; 960 in hospitals
Health Director-General Dr Ashley Bloomfield has reported 21,616 new community cases of Covid-19 today.
23,183 new Covid cases today; one death in BOP rest home
Health director-general Dr Ashley Bloomfield is reporting 23,183 new community cases of Covid-19 today.
Ardern outlines changes to help fight Omicron
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has made changes to the red light traffic setting as the Omicron outbreak continues to grow.