As it happened: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces decision on COVID-19 alert levels

  • 24/08/2020

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is holding a post-Cabinet press conference to announce a decision on the COVID-19 restrictions across New Zealand. 

Auckland has been under alert level 3 for almost two weeks while the rest of the country has been under level 2, and the Prime Minister will announce if the restrictions will be lifted at 11:59pm on Wednesday or extended. 

It comes as the Ministry of Health reported on Monday eight new confirmed cases and one probable case of COVID-19 in the community. 

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