Covid vaccinations for Whāingaroa continue to trundle along with the fully vaccinated level going up from 84 to 85% during the last seven days. At 85% fully vaccinated Whāingaroa is behind Northland, the lowest DHB on 86% And with a few more people having their first dot, that percent is up from 86 to 87%. Vaccinations are now available at Raglan Pharmacy and Raglan Medical.
Vaccination numbers released on Wednesday (19/1) show that Whāingaroa continues with its slow vaccination progress. The uptake of Covid vaccination for Raglan is up 15 to 2648 first dose, Around Raglan up 14 to 2012 first dose and Te Akau flat up 7 to 1250 placing it just over the 90% milestone. Second dose vaccinations are Raglan on 2564 2nd dose (87%), Around Raglan on 1950 2nd dose (83%) and Te Akau 1215 putting it on 89%.
To achieve the 90% vaccination milestone, Whāingaroa needs another 366 people to have their second dose. Overall the Waikato DHB region is at First doses (94%); second doses (92%).
There was one new case in the Waikato on the 19th. It was in Hamilton and is being investigated for a link to a previously reported case.
Pop-up testing sites are operating Ōtorohanga,Te Kūiti, Ngāruawāhia, Morrinsville, Huntly, Taumarunui, Tokoroa, Putāruru and Hamilton today. For details of all dedicated testing sites including other general practices, visit Healthpoint, the Waikato DHB website or the DHB Facebook page.
There were 1186 tests processed in Waikato on Tuesday and 4899 vaccinations given.
In the Waikato, Public Health, primary care and manaaki providers are supporting 19 cases to isolate at home.
Detailed vaccination progress for Raglan Whāingaroa: