COVID-19 CASE-DEFINITION CHANGE - ADVANCE WARNING - EFFECTIVE 1800 22 MAY

22 May 2020

Click here for the updated case definition for COVID-19 which will take effect from 1800 22nd May 2020 and be published on the Ministry of Health's website at the following link this evening. This may not be live at 1800 on the website, but will be live this evening.   https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus/covid-19-resources-health-professionals/case-definition-covid-19-infection.

The case definition document has updates that are not related to the five case definitions. There is new advice on self-isolation for household contacts of cases under investigation, and information for managing relapsing cases of COVID-19. The changes in the document have been highlighted so you can easily find them.