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Auckland to drop down an alert level

Staff reporters
Mon, 20 Sep 2021

Auckland will drop down to alert level three at 11:59pm on Tuesday while the rest of NZ will remain at level two.Regarding Auckland, “level four has done what we needed it to do. It has helped us contain the outbreak,” said prime minister Jacinda Ardern.“We are confident that there is no significant undetected transmission,” she said.But, “delta does have a long, hard tail”.Level three is appropriate as it still provides “really important and strict rules,” she said."Level three is not openin...

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