Jacinda Ardern, Dr Ashley Bloomfield give update on COVID-19 cases, Government response

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield will update New Zealand on the four recent cases of COVID-19 community transmission in Auckland.

Auckland entered COVID-19 alert level 3 at midday on Wednesday after four members of the same family tested positive without a clear link to overseas travel.

The rest of the country went to alert level 2.

Watch the livestream above.