24 Dec 2020

Worry grows among New Zealanders following new covid strains

From Midday Report, 12:09 pm on 24 December 2020

A new, more infectious strain of Covid-19 in the UK has New Zealanders there pleading for Government help to return home.

Epidemiologists here are also asking officials to tighten border measures.

But neither the Ministry of Health, the Covid-19 Response Minister, the Health Minsiter, nor the Duty Minister will comment.

Katie Todd has been following this story and spoke to Meriana Johnsen.