New Caledonia's Covid-19 outbreak continues to spread with almost 10,000 active cases.
This includes 1,289 new infections detected since Sunday.
25 people are in hospital as the authorities have reopened some hotel facilities as temporary care centres.
Last week, Paris declared a health emergency in New Caledonia but the French High Commission in Noumea has decided against another lockdown.
My colleague Walter Zweifel has been following developments and joins me now, Kia ora Walter tell us more about this latest wave of Covid in the territory.