1 2 3 4 5 6 7

United in recovery Portrait greenCOVID-19 is a disease that can affect your lungs and airways. Adopt simple hygiene and health practices to protect yourself and your whānau.

Aotearoa New Zealand united against COVID-19, and came through. And now it’s time to unite for our recovery.


On Monday 8 June at 11.59 pm New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1 and the country and the Whanganui rohe is now in recovery. 


 Latest news

Read more about what Alert Level 1 means for Whanganui Hospital and health services and for visitors. 


Read our media releases about COVID-19 and recovery or visit our Facebook page for more information.


Testing for COVID-19


If you have flu-like symptoms, a cough, fever, shortness of breath, loss of sense of smell, you need to be assessed at the community based assessment centre at Whanganui Hospital, 100 Heads Road, or by phoning your GP. Find out more.


Important information about COVID-19


  • There are 25 active cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand.  
  • New Zealand has had 1,544 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 – see The Mininstry of Health's current cases page.
  • Out of these cases, the Whanganui region has had nine (9) cases of COVID-19
  • Please continue to wash and dry your hands and use hand sanitiser 
  • Cover coughs and sneezes – do them into the crook of your elbow