“Delta has been a game-changer, we’re responding to that,” Ardern said. “The best thing we can do to get out of this as quickly as we can is to go hard.”Bloomberg
An unvaccinated 58-year-old man in the country’s largest city Auckland tested positive for the virus. The man had traveled to other parts of the country, and had no obvious link to the border, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said Tuesday.CNN
Officials are expecting up to 120 cases of delta-strain Covid-19 infections in New Zealand.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and the director general of health Dr Ashley Bloomfield gave today’s Covid update at the Beehive.
“We are absolutely anticipating more cases,” Ardern said.
Most of the current cases are of people in their 20s and “we could expect already between 50 to 120 cases”, Bloomfield said. The key is to find them as soon as possible.neherald