A new community case of Covid 19 has been confirmed this morning.
North Shore Hospital is operating after confirming that a patient, who has now tested positive, was treated there.
Associate Health Minister Ayesha Weirl said. Morning report. Auckland now has 22 confirmed community cases.
The number of places of interest is also constantly increasing.
Meanwhile, the country will learn government plans for lockdowns outside Auckland and the Coromandel this afternoon.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will announce the decision after the cabinet meeting at 3 p.m. to discuss the current arrangements.
Follow the latest updates of Covid 19 here:
This is an official COVID-19 alert.
All New Zealand. Coved 19 Alert is now at Level 4.
Alert levels will be assessed after 3 days for all areas except Auckland and Coromandel Peninsula, which are likely to remain at 4 levels for an initial period of 7 days.
A community case of Covid 19 has been identified.
Stay at home Where possible, follow the Alert Level 4 instructions. This will stop the spread of COVID-19 and save lives.
All are requested:
Wear a mask whenever you leave the house and keep a distance of 2 meters from others.
If you are sick, call your doctor or health line on 0800 358 5453 for a test.
Keep scanning QR codes whenever you leave your home.
Follow good hygiene – wash your hands often.
Services including supermarkets, pharmacies, clinics and petrol stations will remain open at Alert Level 4. Covering the face is a must for everyone – both employees and customers – on businesses and services that involve customer interaction.
Go to Alert Level 4 for more information. [the government website www.covid19.govt.nz]
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