24 Aug 2020

Expert: Auckland would benefit from another week at Level 3

From Midday Report, 12:15 pm on 24 August 2020

A Public Health expert is calling for Auckland to stay in Alert Level 3 for another week.

Police and military personnel check vehicles leaving the city at a COVID-19 check point setup at the southern boundary in Auckland on August 14, 2020.

Photo: AFP

Cabinet will today make the call on whether the Level 3 restrictions in Auckland, and level 2 in the rest of the country, will change come Wednesday.

Māni Dunlop spoke to Public Health Professor, Dr Papaarangi Reid from the University of Auckland, about what will have to be weighed up by Ministers in making their decision.