Te Marae Ora
Cook Islands Ministry of Health

Cook Islands COVID-19 Status

Zero Cases

There continues to be no case of COVID-19 in the Cook Islands.

Inwards travel continues with exemptions

Cook Islands residents and permit holders may enter the country provided they provide a negative COVID-19 test result 72 hours prior to departure.

Quarantine free travel to New Zealand

Eligible travellers from the Cook Islands can now enter New Zealand without undergoing quarantine in a Managed Isolation Facility. Visit www.covid19.gov.ck or www.pmoffice.gov.ck for information.

COVID-19 information

COVID-19 is a new respiratory illness caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It was first identified in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic on 12 March 2020.

Travel information

Information on travel restrictions for the Cook Islands.
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Media Release
Meitaki Ma’ata Rarotonga

Secretary of Health Bob Williams today reiterated his appreciation for the way most
people responded to advice from Te Marae Ora over the weekend.

Media Release
Updated – Reaction to Auckland’s Changing Levels

As you have probably heard Auckland has moved to Alert Level 3 (lockdown) and the rest of New Zealand to Alert Level 2 as of 6am today, for a period of seven days. NZ needed to do this to get on top of the cases they have and break the chain of transmission.

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