13 August 2020

The alert function on the COVID Tracer App was used by government for the first time this morning to warn people who may have been exposed to the virus, as app registrations reach almost one million. 

 COVID-19 

6 August 2020

The government will trial the use of a Covid Card to support contact tracing, before making a decision about its wider use later in the year.

 COVID-19 

4 August 2020

Māori health and wellness practices garnered a global audience during the Covid-19 pandemic, with thousands of people watching daily FaceBook Live broadcasts by Turuki Healthcare.

 COVID-19 

3 August 2020

The government is investing a further $23 million to develop a new National Immunisation Register to support the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine when one becomes available. Also, $30 million for contact tracing and $14.6 million for telehealth.

 COVID-19 

29 July 2020

The Covid-19 response has progressed work on digital identity in health despite the pandemic delaying approval of the national Health Information Platform, the deputy-director data and digital says.

 COVID-19 

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