Auckland to stay cut off if it goes to level 2 next week

Staff reporters
Thu, 30 Sep 2021

The restrictions on travel outside Auckland will remain in place even if the country’s largest city goes down to level 2 lockdown next Monday.Prime minister Jacinda Ardern told the daily media briefing on the Auckland covid-19 outbreak that the government was seriously considering whether there was a way to bring the city out of the highly restrictive level 3 lockdown.But easing the boundary around Auckland was not amongst the options.“At the moment it is not something I expect to lift on Monday,” said Ardern.She would not be...

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