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‘Too soon’ to call lockdown response to Northland covid case

Pattrick Smellie
Sun, 24 Jan 2021

Pattrick Smellie
Sun, 24 Jan 2021
Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins says it is “too soon” to say whether alert levels will change or lockdowns be imposed following the discovery that a person in Northland has had the virus since the middle of the month.The case shows every sign of being the first in which a person who has tested negative in managed isolation has caught the virus at the isolation facility.It will take another day to get information about the strain of the virus that a 56 year-old woman who left managed isolation on Jan. 13 started to develop o...

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