Following the announcement of New Zealand recording 11 new community cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with three being found in Wellington. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced New Zealand will remain at alert level 4 lockdown until Tuesday night
Cabinet will reevaluate the Alert Level settings on Monday 23 August. Ardern said New Zealand has “been here before”
“we know that the elimination strategy works”
As of Friday 20 August, the country’s total of community cases sits at 31.
19 cases are confirmed as linked to the cluster.