“As we all learned from our first experience with COVID, once you identify a cluster, it grows before it slows. We should expect that to be the case here,” Arden said in a press brief.
On Tuesday, New Zealand registered a new infection cluster after 102 days without community transmission. As of Wednesday, 17 Aucklanders have tested positive.
The city carried out a three-day lockdown as a precautionary action against a wide-spreading. On Friday, the government would decide if it is to impose a level-three extended quarantine.
New Zealand has shown us that having, even the smallest of, cracks in a system & this virus will find a way to enter & run wild. So much focus on blame. Instead when we need to learn from each crack we find. This virus isn’t going anywhere soon. And let’s give HCWs proper PPE ��♀️