Covid case found in Auckland

Staff reporters
Tue, 17 Aug 2021

Staff reporters
Tue, 17 Aug 2021
The health ministry has identified a community case of covid-19 in Auckland early this afternoon and is investigating its origin.The Auckland Regional Public Health unit is interviewing the person in an effort to find a link between the case and the border or managed isolation, a press statement said.Relevant ministers will meet later this afternoon to decide upon a response and will provide a update to the public today.“A hard and early response is the best tool to stamp out any potential spread and everyone in New Zealand is asked to st...

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