New Zealand modelling shows Covid cases could peak at 5,300 a week in Auckland next year

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 00:50:01 GMT 7

New Zealand modelling shows Covid cases could peak at 5,300 a week in Auckland next year


Plans for how health system would deal with surge revealed as country records 71 new cases

New Zealand is preparing to face up to 5,300 cases of Covid-19 a week in Auckland and the neighbouring region of Northland alone next year, even with a vaccination rate of 90%, according to modelling from the Ministry of Health.

The minister of health, Andrew Little revealed the plan for how the health system could manage a surge in cases after the current vaccination drive, as the country recorded 71 new cases on Thursday.

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