Archive: 23/02/2022

COVID-19 case update 23 February 2022

There are 92 new cases of COVID-19 today. We have a total 443 active cases in our region:

  • 372 in Nelson Tasman
  • 62 in Marlborough
  • 9 other.

Notes on today's numbers:

  • Today's numbers may differ slightly from what the Ministry of Health has reported due to different data reporting cut-off times.
  • The majority of the active cases in Nelson Tasman (over 300) are in Nelson.

When and where to get tested

We ask anyone with symptoms – no matter how mild – to please get tested, even if they are vaccinated. Read about symptoms to be alert to on the Ministry of Health website: About COVID-19 symptoms and spread | Ministry of Health NZ COVID-19

Community based assessment centres (CBACs) are open at the following locations:

  • Trafalgar Centre carpark - Nelson: Monday to Sunday from 9am until 6pm
  • Saxton Field parking area - near Oaklands Milk (Suffolk Road, Stoke): Monday to Sunday from 9am until 6pm
  • Motueka Recreation Centre (Old Wharf Road, Motueka): Monday toSunday from 9am until 5pm
  • Horton Park - old netball courts (off Redwood Road), Blenheim: Monday to Sunday from 9am until 4pm

All locations and hours available on the Healthpoint website including by appointment opportunities at medical centres (GP), please phone ahead first: COVID-19 Testing | Nelson Marlborough | HealthPoint

Vaccination advice

People living in Marlborough, Nelson, and Tasman are reminded to get vaccinated if they have not already. Everyone aged 5 years and over is eligible for free COVID-19 vaccination. Booster doses are also now available to anyone aged 18+ who had their second dose 3 months ago.

Our main vaccination centres are open for walk-ins, check their location and opening hours here: COVID-19 Vaccination Centres | Nelson Marlborough | HealthPoint

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