17 Feb 2022

Covid-19: Michael Baker on rising community cases

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 17 February 2022

The Ministry of Health is reporting 1573 new community cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today.

In a statement, the Health Ministry said there were 62 people in hospital with the coronavirus. None are in ICU.

Professor Michael Baker talks to Jesse about why the rapid rise has been within expectations and people shouldn't be alarmed.

Professor Michael Baker

Professor Michael Baker Photo: Supplied