Wellington, August 16
Health authorities reported 13 new instances of the coronavirus in New Zealand on Sunday, together with 12 linked to an outbreak within the metropolis of Auckland and one returning traveler who was already in quarantine.
The outbreak in Auckland, found Tuesday, has prompted officers to place the nation’s largest metropolis again right into a two-week lockdown.
The outbreak has now grown to 49 infections, with authorities saying they imagine all of the instances are all linked, giving them hope the virus is not spreading past that cluster.
New Zealand had gone 102 days with out group unfold of the illness earlier than the most recent outbreak. Officials imagine the virus was reintroduced to New Zealand from overseas however have not but been in a position to determine the way it occurred. AP