19 Aug 2021

Covid-19: Queues building at Auckland testing stations

From Morning Report, 8:18 am on 19 August 2021

People right across Auckland are queuing at Covid-19 testing stations before they've even opened this morning, as the number of locations of interest balloons to almost 70.

There are currently 10 confirmed cases in the community, but the Director-General of Health, Ashley Bloomfield, says he expects that number to rise when the latest swab results are received.

Tamaki Makaurau - Auckland - reporter, Jean Bell, has visited a testing centre in Northcote earlier this morning, and spoke to Corin Dann from a central city swabbing station in Balmoral.