10 Sep 2021

'We do expect events like Middlemore' - Covid modelling expert

From Midday Report, 12:11 pm on 10 September 2021

Another mystery case of Covid-19 has potentially exposed 36 Middlemore patients and some visitors to the Delta variant. Seven police officers who also interacted with the patient have been stood down. Yesterday morning a woman spent two hours in Auckland's Middlemore hospital yesterday before testing positive. Max Towle spoke to Covid-19 modeller professor Shaun Hendy, who said he was confident this incident was low risk.