Covidien Announces Conference Call and Webcast



    HAMILTON, BERMUDA, December 16 /CNW/ - Covidien Ltd. (NYSE:   COV, BSX:
COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, announced that it will
hold a conference call and webcast for investors on Monday, December 17, 2007,
at 8:30AM ET.

    The call can be accessed three ways:

    --  Web - Go to Covidien's website at www.covidien.com. A replay of the
call will be available through December 24 at the same website.

    --  Telephone - The dial-in number for participants in the United States
is (800)-599-9816. For participants outside the United States, the dial-in
number is (617)-847-8705. The access code for both numbers is 46228342.

    --  Audio replay - The conference call will be available for replay,
beginning at noon ET on December 17, 2007, and ending at 11:59 p.m. on
December 24, 2007. The dial-in number for participants in the United States is
(888)-286-8010. For participants outside the United States, the replay dial-in
number is (617)-801-6888. The replay access code for all callers is 53611916.

    About Covidien

    Covidien is a leading global healthcare products company that creates
innovative medical solutions for better patient outcomes and delivers value
through clinical leadership and excellence. Covidien manufactures, distributes
and services a diverse range of industry-leading product lines in five
segments: Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Products, Imaging Solutions, Medical
Supplies and Retail Products. With 2007 revenue of $10 billion, Covidien has
more than 43,000 employees worldwide in 57 countries, and its products are
sold in over 130 countries. Please visit www.covidien.com to learn more about
our business.




For further information:

For further information: Covidien Ltd. Eric Kraus, 508-261-8305 Senior
Vice President Corporate Communications eric.kraus@covidien.com or Coleman
Lannum, CFA, 508-452-4343 Vice President Investor Relations
cole.lannum@covidien.com or Bruce Farmer, 508-452-4372 Director Financial
Communications bruce.farmer@covidien.com or Wayde McMillan, 508-452-4387
Director Investor Relations wayde.mcmillan@covidien.com

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