19 Aug 2021

Genomic link found for Covid-19 Delta outbreak

From Checkpoint, 5:07 pm on 19 August 2021

Could it be the missing piece of the puzzle? A potential link to the Covid-19 outbreak that's thrown the country into hard lockdown.

Today news that the cases could be linked to a recent returnee from New South Wales who went through the Crowne Plaza then on to the Jet Park quarantine hotel and finally Middlemore Hospital.

But while that link is pinned down, the locations of interest around Auckland continue to grow.

Here's our deputy political editor Craig McCulloch.