Health

Looking beyond Covid-19

Saturday September 19, 2020

The Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce will soon have a dedicated space to offer their business training programmes and help local entities navigate through tough times. 

‘Be kind – That’s who we are’

Saturday September 19, 2020

You can always expect a big hug from George George when you see him, it’s part of Cook Islands culture and it’s who he is. But a simple hug cost George and his family their freedom for two weeks.  Katrina Tanirau talked to George on his first day out of supervised quarantine.

Safe and secure place needed

Wednesday September 16, 2020

Calls for supervised quarantine to be undertaken in a managed facility after breaches.

Charges are likely to be laid against the returning Cook Islander who breached supervised quarantine only a few hours after arriving in Rarotonga last Friday.

Quarantine process ‘in jeopardy’

Tuesday September 15, 2020

The health ministry concedes two breaches in a matter of days has put their quarantine process in jeopardy.

Second breach

Monday September 14, 2020

A Rarotonga woman has been ordered into compulsory supervised quarantine after receiving two packets of cigarettes from her nephew, a returning Cook Islander who arrived on Friday’s flight.

Calls for regular updates

Thursday September 10, 2020

Opposition health spokesperson Sel Napa has jumped to the defence of the punas who she says are not receiving important quarantine information. 

The Private Sector Taskforce is seeking additional Government funding to continue the rollout of its Covid-19 contact tracing system.

Dengue bites again in Pukapuka

Wednesday September 09, 2020

Pukapuka residents are being urged to continue eradicating mosquito breeding and resting sites after another confirmed type two dengue case on the island. 

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