A woman receives a vaccination against Covid-19 at a mobile clinic in Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald via AP
A woman receives a vaccination against Covid-19 at a mobile clinic in Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald via AP

Coronavirus: New Zealand faces growing calls for ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown

  • The nation of 5 million was largely virus-free until mid-August, when it was hit by an outbreak of the highly contagious Delta variant
  • Health ministry data shows cases have been concentrated among people from the indigenous Maori community, who are also the least likely to be vaccinated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman receives a vaccination against Covid-19 at a mobile clinic in Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald via AP
A woman receives a vaccination against Covid-19 at a mobile clinic in Auckland. Photo: NZ Herald via AP
READ FULL ARTICLE