August 13, 2020
Ardern says country ‘going hard and early’ as student at Auckland school with 3,000 students listed in outbreak
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Covid-19 may have been circulating in the community for weeks, New Zealand’s top health official has said, as 13 new community cases were confirmed – all linked to the four cases announced on Tuesday.
The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said the growing cluster in Auckland, now totalling 17, “would get worse before it gets better”.