COVID-19 Response

ESR’s multi-disciplinary team are providing expertise to support the national response to the global pandemic

Contact the team

0800 ESR MEDIA (0800 377 633) or 027 405 8644

or email

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COVID-19 health intelligence services

ESR is currently providing national and international health intelligence to the Ministry and the wider health sector about the global pandemic of COVID-19.

ESR maintains the end-to-end system for testing, validating, analysing and reporting on COVID-19, and we are stewards of national public health data on current cases. We have been conducting research across several disciplines – from genome sequencing, wastewater testing, and environmental swabbing, to COVID-19 testing.

The latest COVID-19 heath advice can be found on the Ministry of Health webpage.(external link)

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Intelligence updates and risk assessments

These incorporate international and national disease activity and emerging evidence to inform the national response.

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COVID-19 intelligence dashboard 

The dashboard provides a wealth of information for the public and the Ministry of Health on COVID-19 cases

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Enhancing national surveillance

ESR is working closely with the Ministry of Health to enhance communicable disease surveillance for COVID-19.

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COVID-19 research and services

To unlock the mysteries of the recent outbreak, ESR has been conducting research across several disciplines

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