New Zealand still pursuing COVID-19 elimination as new case tally dips to 15 cases

14/09/2021 6:11:00 AM

New Zealand has reported 15 new community cases of COVID-19 in Auckland, a drop from 33 the previous day, with the country focusing on upping vaccination rates.

New Zealand has reported 15 new community cases of COVID-19, a decrease from 33 reported the previous day. The drop has encouraged health officials, who maintain the Delta outbreak can be eliminated.

New Zealand has reported 15 new community cases of COVID-19 in Auckland, a drop from 33 the previous day, with the country focusing on upping vaccination rates.

Source:AAPNew Zealand has reported 15 new community cases of COVID-19, a decrease from 33 reported the previous day.The drop on Tuesday has encouraged health officials, who maintain the Delta outbreak can be eliminated.Read MoreDirector-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said the new cases had all already been linked to the latest outbreak.

"All of these new cases are household contacts from five households," he said.The outbreak, identified four weeks ago, has swollen to 970.As of Tuesday, 22 Kiwis are in hospital, with four in intensive care.Like Australia, NZ is placing a huge focus on increasing vaccination rates, administering 55,000 doses on Monday, or just over one per cent of the population.

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But GladysClusterFukup says it's not possible We have to adjust to covid Full of crap Well done nz Maybe not being led by a psychopath is helping michael99J Incredible, & extremely encouraging. New Zealanders had the wisdom to choose a government with true leadership qualities. Strength, intelligence, & empathy. If only I could say the same of Australians. I’m so sorry you too are paying the price. 😢 Wishing you all the best, NZ. ❤️

billbowtell Of course it can be done, China has done it multiple times. Way to go NZ !! Oh they choose to keep going with the unsustainable strategy.

New South Wales records 1262 new local COVID-19 cases, seven deathsSpeaking during the last live daily health update, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian said that 78 per cent of over 16-year-olds now had at least one dose of a vaccine. 9News My body is mine to do with as I wish. If i choose not to vax it is none of your business. Open when the vulnerable and those who want have had their vax, I have made my choice Having abandoned her role as leader of the people in their hour of need, Berejiklian has inspired the people of the state to abandon their commitment to the Covid regulations. If the Premier doesn't give a shit, why should I? She also said, 93% of all stats are made up.

ACT records 15 new COVID-19 cases for second day in a rowThe Australian Capital Territory has recorded 15 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 for the second day in a row, taking the territory's number of active cases to 239. 9News Israel failed with 2 jabs! Started so called 3rd and 4th booster jabs. Who is collecting money from the premature risky vaccine? Who is responsible for the side effects?

NSW records 1,257 new local COVID-19 cases and seven more deathsBREAKING NSW recorded 1,257 new local COVID-19 cases and seven deaths, as Gladys Berejiklian flagged a ‘slight’ slowing in vaccinations. Let it Rip Gladys is not the right policy setting resigngladys Australia 'Slight Slowing' Still fastest in the nation - but the 7 Day Average has been dropping for 6 days now. By default, people don't want vaccination. They are only taking it to 'get done with it' and because there are threats about not allowed on work sites etc. If you drop these threats, people will choose vaccines based on their health; not coercion.

Yass Valley to plunge back into lockdown as NSW records 1,257 new local COVID-19 casesPremier Gladys Berejiklian on Monday said she was concerned about a 'slight' slowdown in the state's vaccination rate, following impressive turnouts at GP clinics and vaccination hubs in previous weeks. Well that didn’t last long 😔 poor buggers 🥲 SBS oh fuck, put a viewer discretion warning up before you terrorize us with images of the snout SBS Jumping the gun a bit?

Victoria records 473 new local COVID-19 cases as Delta outbreak worsensSo far, 202 of the new cases identified overnight have been linked to known outbreaks. DanielAndrewsMP really is a failure as a premier, a man and a human. Plausible scenario: Vic cases exceed NSW before Dan Andrews annouces re-opening plan. He admits being outwitted by Gladys B and at the 11th hour, just before NSW freedom day he resigns and moves to Sydney. Given the average case load of hundreds per day in the last two weeks and a very high volume of these unlinked, shouldn’t all Victorians stuck in NSW be allowed to come home? Albeit with a -ve PCR test and into home quarantine? It’s ridiculous to keep Victorians in NSW now.

Victoria has recorded 473 new local COVID-19 casesVictoria has recorded 473 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, the state's highest daily tally since the latest outbreak began. 😭 Thanks Gladys 'we don't want anyone to cancel any events' it's out of control in Vic now and this is on you. Thanks 'protestors'.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.COVID-19 cases in the last day and another seven deaths, including a man in his 20s from Western Sydney., taking the territory's number of active cases to 239.The seven people who died include two men in their 90s, a woman in her 90s, three men in his 80s and a woman in her 60s.

Source: AAP New Zealand has reported 15 new community cases of COVID-19, a decrease from 33 reported the previous day. The drop on Tuesday has encouraged health officials, who maintain the Delta outbreak can be eliminated. More than 105,000 tests were conduced in the last day. Read More Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said the new cases had all already been linked to the latest outbreak. READ MORE: Vaccination measures set to ramp up after Victoria records 392 new local COVID-19 cases Almost 76 per cent of the eligible population in the territory have had their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 51. "All of these new cases are household contacts from five households," he said. Ms Berejiklian said that there has been "some stabilisation in local government areas of concern", which she described as pleasing. The outbreak, identified four weeks ago, has swollen to 970. Across the state, 46.

As of Tuesday, 22 Kiwis are in hospital, with four in intensive care. "We want to be sure that when we get to that 70 per cent double dose figure but we have managed to reduce our cases as much as we can to allow us to continue planning forward," she said. ACT recorded also recorded 15 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, of which 14 were linked to known outbreaks. Like Australia, NZ is placing a huge focus on increasing vaccination rates, administering 55,000 doses on Monday, or just over one per cent of the population. Read More Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said NZ's biggest city could hit 80 per cent partially vaccinated in one week if Aucklanders responded to the call. NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant said the man in his 20s "had significant underlying health conditions and was unvaccinated". "The theme over the last few days has been vaccinate, vaccinate, vaccinate," she said. "There is nothing holding us back in Auckland when it comes to vaccines . "I want to see 80 per cent first dose next week, and I am confident we will get there around Tuesday or Wednesday," she said. "That's not the right message.

.. (Wolter Peeters, Sydney Morning Herald) "And then my challenge to the New South Wales community is, it's get to 90 per cent the following week. there is capacity to administer 220,000 doses of the vaccine in the region this week." On Monday, Ms Ardern announced the Level 4 lockdown rules in Auckland will be extended for another week until next Wednesday 22 September. "I am pleased we have got the 12 to 15-year-old vaccination is coming on, as announced by the Commonwealth on Monday, so that group will have access to vaccination. The rest of the country is at Level 2 COVID-19 restrictions with minor limits on movement." New 'freedoms' for the vaccinated Meanwhile, the government's new "freedoms" for Greater Sydney residents came into effect on Monday morning.

Share 14 September 2021 at 12:57pm , updated . Suburbs like Glebe and Camperdown, Redfern and Waterloo have been flagged as new suburbs with significantly increasing case numbers as well as Punchbowl in Sydney's west.