Auckland is set to move to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 at 11.59 pm Tuesday 21st September for at least two weeks, after 35 days of Alert Level 4.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Dr. Ashley announced the decision at their daily update at 4PM.
Cabinet will review the alert level decision in two weeks. Currently there are 22 community cases, 19 in Auckland and 3 in Whakatīwai. Prime Minister Ardern has a message for those who are over the age of 65 years who are in Auckland and who have not yet been vaccinated to please remain at home until they are vaccinated during the pandemic.
For accurate information about COVID-19 please visit covid19.govt.nz.
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