14 Oct 2021

Health Minister Andrew Little says vaccines will let us live with covid

From Midday Report, 12:10 pm on 14 October 2021

The Government has laid out its plans for how the hospital system will cope with a growing number of Covid-19 cases.

The short answer is: the hospital system won't need to, because the vast majority of patients will be cared for at home and in the community.

GP Dr Jeff Lowe says that's down to the effectiveness of the Covid vaccine.

Māni Dunlop speaks with the Health Minister Māni Dunlop.