Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, Director of Public Health Caroline McElnay provide COVID-19 Delta update

  • 19/09/2021

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is joined by Director of Public Health Caroline McElnay at Parliament as they provide the latest details on New Zealand's COVID-19 outbreak.

The Ministry of Health registered 20 new community Delta cases on Saturday, up from 11 on Friday.

An in-principle decision has been made by the Government to shift Auckland to alert level 3 next week, depending on the state of the outbreak on Monday when Cabinet meets to review COVID-19 restrictions.

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