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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A spike in cases forced Wellington Hospital to designate a separate ward for Covid patients early this month

    A spike in cases forced Wellington Hospital to designate a separate ward for Covid patients early this month


    Heath New Zealand's Jamie Duncan says it had to open the dedicated clinical area from May 31-to-June 11, for the first time since 2021.

    He says the hospital had a large increase in Covid as well as other respiratory illnesses.

    He's encouraging people to protect themselves against winter bugs.

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