Coronavirus (COVID-19) information update
This news update focuses on the Coronavirus situation in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region. For information about the number of confirmed cases in New Zealand, the national situation and general information about Coronavirus, please refer to the Ministry of Health's website: www.health.govt.nz/coronavirus
The situation in the Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough region
There are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Nelson Marlborough region and the Ministry of Health emphasises that, with continued vigilance, the chance of widespread community outbreak is expected to remain low.
Information about the Nelson Marlborough Health emergency response, and a library of downloadable resources is available on the NMH website here: https://www.nmdhb.govt.nz/covid-19/
Important public health advice
People who have symptoms of fever, cough or shortness of breath should stay at home and seek medical advice from Healthline. People should also call Healthline if they have come into contact with someone who has, or who may have, Coronavirus.
People should stay at home and phone for advice, especially before going to a GP clinic, pharmacy or hospital department.
Healthline: Free phone 0800 358 5453
People seeking general information about Coronavirus (eg travel, events and self-isolation) should refer to the Ministry of Health's website: www.health.govt.nz/coronavirus
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