Covid alert remains at orange – 2­nd wave expected

Staff reporters
Tue, 24 May 2022

Other factors,  like seasonal colds and flus, led the government to remain cautious, Chris Hipkins said. (Image: Getty)
Other factors, like seasonal colds and flus, led the government to remain cautious, Chris Hipkins said. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Tue, 24 May 2022
With omicron cases expected to rise during winter, the orange setting remains appropriate, covid response minister Chris Hipkins said on Tuesday.Hipkins said daily cases had flattened nationally, but there was a likelihood of a secondary wave of cases appearing and they were already beginning to increase again in Northland.“It is encouraging to see case numbers remain steady, but there are other factors at play that tell us to remain cautious and not yet move to green. “These include the arrival of new strains of colds and flus...

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