Current situation

New Zealand has 1,451 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19. More information is available on our current cases page. With continued vigilance the chance of widespread community outbreak is expected to remain low.

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 4 – Eliminate. At 11.59 pm on Monday 27 April New Zealand will move back to Alert Level 3 – Restrict.  To find out more see:

Important updates

  • Contact tracing phone calls: If you have been identified as a close contact, you can expect calls from Ministry of Health and Healthline. It is important to answer your phone. Find out how to recognise a call from the Ministry or Healthline at Contact tracing.
  • Join the COVID-19 surge workforce: We are seeking expressions of interest from health and care professionals who are able and willing to work for a limited amount of time as part of the national strategic approach to managing COVID-19. Find out more.
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE): What’s important for you to know about PPE for essential workers.

For COVID-19 health advice and information, contact the Healthline team (for free) on 0800 358 5453 or +64 9 358 5453 for international SIMS.

Our advice is under active review and is updated regularly. The latest updates include the following changes to the website:

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