28 Jun 2021

Covid-19: New Zealanders in Darwin describe panic before lockdown

From Morning Report, 7:30 am on 28 June 2021

New Zealanders in Darwin describe the city as panicked after being thrown into a lockdown with just hours' notice - having previously barely been disrupted by Covid-19.

Australia is grappling with multiple rapidly growing outbreaks, reaching parts of the country the virus never has before.

One of the threats: a positive result for a mine worker, who had 900 colleagues leave the mine before the positive result came back.

Jordan Bond reports.