New Zealand PM Ardern extends Covid-19 lockdown in Auckland

Says there will be no changes in the social restrictions that have already been in place for over two months in Auckland under alert level 3

New Zealand PM Ardern extends Covid-19 lockdown in Auckland

Auckland will remain in lockdown for another two weeks. Reuters file

Wellington, October 18

New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that the country's biggest city Auckland will remain in lockdown for another two weeks as it looks to control the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

There will be no changes in the social restrictions that have already been in place for over two months in Auckland under alert level 3, Ardern said at a news conference. Reuters

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