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COVID-19 Case Update 28 March


We have 499 cases to report today, with a total of 5,207 active cases.

There were 524 new cases on Friday, 608 new cases on Saturday and 407 new cases yesterday.

 

New

Active

Recovered

Total

Nelson

145

1,674

3,901

5,575

Richmond

83

697

1,055

1,752

Motueka / Moutere

44

552

815

1,367

Golden Bay

14

133

101

234

Tasman Other

43

336

438

774

Blenheim

131

1,409

1,144

2,553

Picton

11

133

149

282

Marlborough Other

25

199

207

406

Unknown / Other region

3

74

174

248

Total

499

5,207

7,984

13,191

 

Case numbers may differ from Ministry of Health Reporting due to different data cut-off times. To ensure consistency with Ministry of Health reporting, cases are deemed:

  • Active if ≤10 days since recorded
  • Recovered if >10 days since recorded.

 

Caring for a child with COVID-19

If your child has COVID-19, it can be a worrying time for you. But most children with COVID-19 will have a mild illness. Starship Children's Emergency Department doctor Emily has some advice about common and less common COVID-19 symptoms, how to care for your child with COVID-19 at home, and when to see a doctor.

Watch the short video: https://www.kidshealth.org.nz/covid-19-caring-child-covid-19


The video is aimed at caregivers of children who have been to the Starship Children's Emergency Department but it is relevant to caregivers of children throughout Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

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