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Anatomy of a delta outbreak

Andy Fyers
Mon, 23 Aug 2021

Within days of entering the community, the delta variant was soon popping up all over Auckland. (Image: Deposit Photos)
Andy Fyers
Mon, 23 Aug 2021
It started with one case. Sometime about Aug 7 (we don't yet know exactly when or how), the delta covid variant passed from a recent returnee from NSW to someone who then took it into the community.It was first detected about 10 days later when a 58-year-old man from Devonport on the North Shore returned a positive test.In the intervening period the virus was spreading undetected in the community.The locations of interest for Auckland, reveal how within just a few days people infected with the virus were popping up in public places all over...

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