PM Ardern returns negative covid test

Staff reporters
Mon, 31 Jan 2022

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern returned a negative test for covid-19 after a close contact exposure on a flight from Kerikeri to Auckland.The prime minister will remain in self-isolation tomorrow, chairing cabinet remotely. Deputy prime minister Grant Robertson will brief media at the regular post-cabinet press conference.Ardern started isolating on Saturday after the Jan 22 flight she and governor-general Cindy Kiro were on was identified as a location of interest. They were travelling to film a message for the Feb 6, Waitangi Day, broadcast.Th...

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