Covid 19 Minister Chris Hopkins and Dr. Ashley Bloomfield will address a media briefing on the latest case numbers and the rollout of vaccines.
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Dr. Bloomfield made the announcement yesterday. There were 21 new community cases., 20 cases for three consecutive days.
Of the new cases reported yesterday, all were found in Auckland. Bloomfield said seven were in Heuna, and efforts were being made to determine which of the seven people had been infected first.
Also in the briefing, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. The government was close to securing a complex multinational agreement. Ensure additional supply of vaccines to ensure that current momentum is maintained.
Details of the deal are due to be announced this week, he said.
Auckland Alert Level 4 is on lockdown while the rest of the country has gone to Alert Level 2 today, although there are some strict restrictions, including an increase in the use of masks. Mandatory scanning In response to a higher risk of infection with the Delta variety.