Health

Dengue cases double in March

Wednesday April 08, 2020

Over 100 dengue cases were recorded on Rarotonga last month.

The world is at war against a silent enemy we now know as Covid-19.

Everyone expresses stress in different ways, says clinical psychologist Dr Evangelene Daniela-Wong.

The hospital needs to be prepared to receive Covid-19 patients – that’s the urgent message from Te Marae Ora today as emergency care shifts from the hospital to Tupapa Clinic and new hospital visiting rules take immediate effect.

The 19-year-old au pair who was stranded in Rarotonga this weekend is now trapped on her own in Auckland International Airport transit. And Immigration NZ won’t even answer the phone. 'It's like a prison,' she says.

What will save Cook Islands from the worst impact of the coronavirus sweeping the world in not panic-shopping for toilet paper and security guards on street corners.

COVID-19 update

Monday March 16, 2020

Simple basic health practices such as washing hands and not to greet people with a kiss or a hug, are important advice to follow from the Ministry of Health to limit the spread of COVID-19.

Rather than feel fearful about what could happen with the global spread of Covid-19 coronavirus, a group of 60 netball-mad mamas from Rarotonga decided to have faith head off to the Golden Oldies Netball Festival in Hawaii yesterday.

The Secretary of Health has called on the community to show their humanity for those in quarantine to determine whether they have Covid-19.

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