As it happened: Chris Hipkins addresses media following COVID-19 community case in Sydney

  • 06/05/2021

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COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins has fronted a press conference in response to the new community cases of COVID-19 in New South Wales.

A man, who is from Sydney, tested positive for COVID-19 after visiting a movie theatre, restaurants, a service station and a meat store in the city's eastern suburbs while he was unknowingly infectious. His wife later tested positive for the virus

It marked New South Wales' first community case of COVID-19 in more than a month.

On Thursday evening, Hipkins confirmed all travel between New Zealand and New South Wales has been paused.

Watch the video above.