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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    It's been three months since New Zealand's had a Covid case caused by community transmission

    It's been three months since New Zealand's had a Covid case caused by community transmission


    Today's case is a woman in her 20s who flew from Ireland.

    Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield says she travelled through Dubai and arrived on July 24.

    He says she tested positive on around day three of isolation at the Rydges Hotel in Rotorua - and has been moved to a quarantine facility in Auckland.

    No more patients have recovered, bringing our active cases up to 24.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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