Coronavirus

12 new cases of covid community transmission - appear linked to one cluster

Pattrick Smellie
Sun, 16 Aug 2020

Some 12 new cases of covid-19 have been detected in the community in Auckland, but they appear all to be linked to the one outbreak that was first notified last Tuesday evening and prompted new nationwide lockdowns. Director-general of health Ashley Bloomfield announced the outcome of testing in the last day, saying 10 of the 12 cases were clearly linked to the known cluster. The other two are linked to a third case of community transmission still under the investigation and involving a Mt Wellington, Auckland, general practitioner. Th...

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