MidCentral case alerts

COVID-19 cases in MidCentral DHB

Last updated 20 January 2022

Positive COVID-19 Case Update

A household contact of the original positive case in the Manawatū district has tested positive for COVID-19.

For the full details of this case, please see the Ministry of Health statement (external website) .

The total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the MidCentral rohe is two.

The total number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the MidCentral rohe remains at six.

Cases by location

Palmerston North - 0 active cases, 2 recovered
Manawatū - 2 active case, 1 recovered
Horowhenua - 0 cases
Tararua - 0 active case, 3 recovered
Ōtaki - 0 cases

Locations of Interest

A number of locations of interest have been identified following confirmation of the positive case of COVID-19 in the Manawatū district.

Please visit the Ministry of Health website for the latest locations of interest (external website) .
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We are working on increasing our testing capacity to respond to demand if necessary.

COVID-19 tests are available at the drive-through Community Testing Site in Palmerston North. COVID-19 tests may also be available at select General Practices for people with COVID-19 symptoms.

More information about where to get tested in MidCentral visit Healthpoint.co.nz (external website) or call the COVID-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453.