13 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Concerns virus could have been spreading for weeks

From Morning Report, 7:17 am on 13 August 2020

Covid-19 could been have spreading in Auckland for weeks, with dozens of people already infected.

Infectious disease experts say it's likely the four cases confirmed in a family on Tuesday are a few generations into an outbreak.

That means others are probably infected, and the big fear is that a large, superspreading event is in the mix.

Health correspondent Rowan Quinn reports.