Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces Auckland's COVID-19 Delta alert level decision

  • 20/09/2021

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is joined by Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield to announce whether Auckland will shift down to alert level 3, as the Government signalled last week. 

Cabinet made an in-principle decision to shift Auckland down alert levels after five weeks at level 4. But the emergence of cases in Waikato near the Auckland boundary may have thrown a spanner in the works. 

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