One in five active Covid-19 cases are in the Counties Manukau DHB area, Newsroom reports. It’s one of the country’s biggest DHBs and it serves the largest Pacific population and the second largest Māori population. Cherry Elisaia from South Seas Healthcare, a Pasifika health and social services provider, says her team knew early on in the Omicron outbreak that case numbers were going to be like nothing they’d ever seen before.