25 Aug 2021

COVID update

From Afternoons, 1:02 pm on 25 August 2021

More than 20,000 contacts in the Auckland outbreak have now been identified, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed. Dr Bloomfield said more than 12,000 of them have been contacted, of which 62 percent have returned a test result. Dr Bloomfield and Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins are providing an update in regards to the current outbreak.