All NZ to stay in full lockdown to Tuesday night

Staff reporters
Fri, 20 Aug 2021

All NZ to stay in full lockdown to Tuesday night
The rest of the country joins Auckland and Coromandel at L4 until next Tuesday. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Staff reporters
Fri, 20 Aug 2021
The whole of New Zealand will stay in level 4 lockdown until at least 11.59pm next Tuesday, Aug 24.The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, announced the extension to the three-day lockdown that had been announced for all parts of the country other than Auckland and the Coromandel region, where a lockdown until Aug 24 was already in place.That follows the discovery of the covid-19 delta variant among three people in Wellington. They are all linked to the outbreak in Auckland, where the total is now 28, since the announcement the fast-moving delta va...

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