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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Cabinet has decided that from 11.59pm tonight Auckland will move to alert level 3 for three days until midnight Wednesday.
The rest of the country will move to level 2 for the same period. This will be reviewed every 24 hours.
Watch Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield provide an update here:
A mother, father and daughter are the three new Covid-19 community cases in Auckland.
The three new cases all belong to a single household in Papatoetoe.
The mother works at LSG Skychefs which services planes at the airport, the father is self-employed and the daughter goes to Papatoetoe High School. Here’s what we know about the cases.