11 Oct 2021

Covid-19: A 'matter of time' before virus hits South Island

From Morning Report, 7:54 am on 11 October 2021

Experts warn it's probably just a matter of time before Covid-19 spreads its tentacles further and in to areas such as the South Island, which hasn't had widespread transmission for almost 18 months.

As of yesterday there were 60 new cases, including four outside Auckland.

Conan Young asked shoppers in Christchurch how worried they are about community spread in their neighbourhoods.