18 Aug 2021

Covid-19 Delta outbreak day 2: What you need to know

From Checkpoint, 6:10 pm on 18 August 2021

New Zealand's Covid-19 outbreak has grown to 10 and the Prime Minister has warned there will be more.

Jacinda Ardern also announced that, from midnight tonight, it will be mandatory to wear a mask when visiting essential services such as supermarkets, pharmacies and service stations.

The vaccination programme will also restart from 8am Thursday - but in a socially distanced fashion.

Here's RNZ deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.