The Covid-19 Response Minister says it confirms there’s only one cluster, but its size is still unknown.
The National Party leader also says the police should be used to check up on those supposed to be isolating who can’t be contacted.
The epidemiologist says the decision by the Government to move up an alert level is never taken lightly.
The Auckland Chamber of Commerce’s Michael Barnett says the implications of this week’s lockdown go beyond business confidence, impacting workers’ wellbeing at every level.
Manukau ward councillor Efeso Collins believes the area should be prioritised in the vaccine rollout.
Jack Tame pressed Carmel Sepuloni on why the Government hasn’t done more, given its own working group recommended a hike two years ago.
Chris Bishop revealed on Q+A, the opposition wants to see a new dedicated quarantine facility built near Auckland’s airport to lessen the reliance on city-based hotels.
Gluckman, who is president-elect of the International Science Panel looking at Covid-19, says there’s a lot of work to be done globally before we can handle coronavirus like influenza.
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