Coronavirus: Auckland to move to alert level 1 today

Publish Date
Friday, 12 March 2021, 11:31AM

The Prime Minister has revealed Auckland will move to alert level 1 at midday today.

Alert level 2 had been in place since 6am on Sunday 7 March and was scheduled to last for seven days.

Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins had said earlier he was "optimistic" Auckland would be at alert level 1 this weekend.

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And this morning, senior minister David Parker said it was "looking good" for an alert level change.

That optimism was underpinned by the fact there hasn't been a Covid-19 community case in two weeks.

For more information visit covid19.govt.nz.