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  • 0 We still need to contact trace.

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    It's FANTASTIC news that we have zero active cases of Covid 19 in beautiful New Zealand.  However we can't afford to let up completely on being vigilant.   As has been seen other countries you can get spikes. Just compare NZ and American graphs of new cases each day. (John Hopkins University) Below - USA daily new cases Below - NZ Daily New Cases There could be people in New Zealand right now who are asymptomatic (Show no symptoms). These people will circulate as per usual and if infectious, will pass it to someone else. Until someone is diagnosed with Covid we won't know. If you feel unwell - sniffles, cough, loss of taste or other symptoms of Covid, stay home and arrange to see your  doc.  Over the Covid Pandemic Lert Info sent hundreds of Lerts, and kept thousands of people safer with much earlier notice on stuff that could ruin their day. If you too, want to know sooner, register for alerts today.      

  • 0 Light at the end of the tunnel

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    Today ( Wed June 3 ) sees no new Covid cases for 12 successive days. Dr Ashley Bloomfields Press Conference   This is a testament to the sacrifice we have all made and the hurt that some are going through. When you look at other countries especially Sweden and America, our approach has been better than most. Businesses and employees are hurting in some areas so please support local businesses and help those that may have lost their job. Some people have been stigmatized because they have had Covid 19. That is very unfair and shouldn't happen. The virus is just a virus, it's not like a disease from having partaken in a less desireable activity.   30,000 random tests were performed to identify any A-Symptomatic cases. Only 1 was found and that person is likely to have has contact with overseas travellers, as they worked at Auckland Airport. Move to level 1 will see an almost complete relaxing of contact rules. Stadiums can be FULL however contact tracing will be essential. We only need one case to pop up and multiply to 2 or 3 in a couple of days and we could be back at square 1. www.lert.info      

  • 0 No New Cases For May 25th

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    More great news on the Covid Front. Total active cases just 27, no new cases and still only 1 in hospital. Slow and steady wins the race.   NZ COVID Tracer app. People are still encouraged to download this, so that you can be contacted if you go to a business that has had a Covid 19 case associated with it. It means you can know much sooner if you have been exposed. Full information on the app is HERE

  • 0 Update on Covid 19 Situation Friday May 8th

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    Today's update is encouraging. Images that give the overall picture are below. Testing and Contact Tracing will be important in Level 2 and more than 12,000 test can be done per day now. In Level 2 we still need to play it safe and it sounds like it will be tweaked as needed from various news feeds we are following. Interestingly on the job front, there was an increase of 0.4% per capita in Job Seeker support payments. In the States it's 10% May 8th Press Conference You Tube Video   Image is from Spinoff   To have these sent directly to you and you are not already on our alert service, Click Here  

  • 0 How and When do we move to level 2

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    How and When we move to Level 2 is still to be finalized.  Up till early Monday May 11th new information will be gathered to determine exactly how we make the move and when, closer to the normality we all want. The exact does and don'ts, cans and cannots are in the detail still to come.

  • 1 Do you Like Working from home? Many people do.

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    Survey finds most people enjoy working from home Many New Zealanders have been working at home during lock down levels 3 and 4 - and it seems a lot of us have liked it.   Auckland firm Frog Recruitment has surveyed 1300 workers and managers, about their experiences working at home, and how this experience might change the way we do things in the future. They found more than 70 percent aren't too happy with the idea of returning to the office. Jane Kennelly for Frog Recruitment, tells Morning Report that people were quite stressed setting up their home offices at first, but are now comfortable at home. "These new habits are being formed and, in fact, a high number of respondents are really enjoying being at home and in their home environment.   "It's been a circuit breaker for sure as far as being open and it being acceptable to have flexible work hours." Kennelly is among the many who are working from home and said she also enjoys it. "My commute is now 33 seconds, so I'm very happy to be working from home. "I must confess, and it did come through in the survey, that there is that lovely benefit of being in a shared work environment where you bump into people and you can chat about ideas. That type of interaction isn't happening, and I do miss that. But, otherwise, it's been a very highly productive time." Kennelly said that, once upon a time, people believed that working from home meant less productivity. The lock down has certainly proved otherwise. That productivity also present a problem; people are never leaving their work spaces. "On the one hand, that's fantastic, but on the other hand people really feel quite chained to their desk." She said that the lock down has provided a tremendous experiment in working from home, and she hopes it brings about permanent changes to our work lives. Kennelly said workplaces do need to consider financially helping employees setting up their work spaces. She heard of one person who bought their BBQ inside to use as a desk. "The whole notion of working from a laptop isn't great." She said businesses will save money by having a reduced number of people in their offices and should put that toward making sure home offices are well set up. RNZ Article   Click for pushed news articles

  • 0 Two Zero Days in a row

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    Another great day on the Covid 19 front. NO new cases, and only 4 in hospital and none of them in ICU. DR Ashley Bloomfield was full of praise for the effort everyone is making, and reminded us the game is not over yet. Sport games have been lost in the last 5 minutes and we are in the "last 5 mins". Please stay the course and abide by the Alert Levels. We can be the first country to get this under control.             For our news releases just register for FREE email alerts at www.lert.info and we will send them to your email so you don't miss them, like happens with Facebook.   Cheers Lert Info team

  • 4 No New Cases (Monday 4th May)

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    What a milestone to reach. ZERO New cases of Covid 19. Of the 16 clusters 3 have now been classed as closed Dr Ashley Bloomfield stressed that we still need to adhere to the Level 3 requirements so we don't squander the fantastic gains made. Currently the level of Flu cases in NZ is extremely low. 451,000 more flu shots have been administered than last year and more Maori have been vaccinated in the last 5weeks that all of 2019 If people get any cold symptoms they must get tested or checked by their doctor and please ensure  your doctors has updated contact details.   Cheer and stay safe Lert Team www.lert.info          

  • 0 48 hours notice

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    When we come out of Level 3 Lock Down, we will get 48 hours notice. “We've always made the decisions on the Monday so they can take effect on a Wednesday," said Jacinda Adern.   This gives people 48 hours to get ready especially if they have a business. Monday May 11th will see an announcement for when Level 3 will end.   So we can help more people stay better informed and more importantly, better alerted feel free to share this link www.lert.info  with your friends and family. Just open the link, and choose "share link" and select how you want to share it and to whom.    Stay Safe Lert Info Team       

  • 2 Flu Tracker Shows Interesting Results.

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      Some interesting results coming through on this years flu tracker. The most symptoms seem to be with under 5s and the over 65s seem to be doing pretty well because they get the flu shot. Maybe the same will happen when we get a vaccine for Covid 19. Feel free to leave comments. Free emergency alerts - Click here


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