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Covid-19: Prime Minister – Level 4 to remain in place

23 August 2021
New Zealand Government
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Prime Minister

Level 4 to remain in place to keep New Zealanders safe


Covid Alert Level 4 will remain in place across the whole of New Zealand until 11.59pm on Friday, and until 11.59pm on Tuesday August 31 for Auckland, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced.

Cabinet met today to consider the settings and will meet again on Friday.

“Six days into the outbreak we are building a picture of Delta’s spread, however there remain a number of unanswered questions,” Jacinda Ardern said.

“Further time, testing and data is required before we can make alert level changes. ...

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