4 Apr 2022

Covid Minister on decision to keep NZ at red limits

From Checkpoint, 5:08 pm on 4 April 2022

The entire country will stay at the red traffic light setting for at least another ten days as the Prime Minister warns New Zealand is not out of the woods yet.

Cabinet ministers reviewed the Covid-19 restrictions this afternoon - with case numbers seemingly trending downwards.

But speaking at her regular post-Cabinet media conference, Jacinda Ardern warned the health care system is still under pressure.

Covid-19 Minister Chris Hipkins talks to Lisa Owen.