Te Marae Ora
Cook Islands Ministry of Health

Cook Islands COVID-19 Status

Zero Cases

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

Quarantine free travel to the Cook Islands on hold

Travel to the Cook Islands has been suspended till further notice.

Quarantine free travel to the Cook Islands

As of 17 May 2021 (NZ time), the New Zealand and Cook Islands travel bubble have commenced under a Quarantine-Free Travel (QFT) arrangement. All travellers must complete an ONLINE CONTACT INFORMATION FORM within 72 hours to departure in order to enter the Cook Islands.

Quarantine free travel to New Zealand

Outbound passenger departure remain unaffected for now. Visit www.covid19.gov.ck or www.pmoffice.gov.ck for information.

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

Learn more about Cook Islands travel restrictions and entry requirements. Travel forms available here.
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Update 5: Operation Turou

Managed Return of Stranded Cook Islanders and Cook Islands Residents 14 October 2021 (CKT) Kia Orana Te Marae Ora (TMO) wishes to provide the following

Policies and Guidelines
Primary Healthcare Development Strategy 2021

The Primary Healthcare Development Strategy provides a framework for the provision and
further development of primary healthcare services in Cook Islands.

Policies and Guidelines
Patient Referral Policy 2021

Description: This Policy outlines patient referrals processes for urgent medical evacuations domestically (from the Pa Enua to Rarotonga) and internationally (to New Zealand). The Policy

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