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Covid-19 may have been circulating in New Zealand for weeks, as fresh case emerges – The Guardian

New infection at Auckland school with 3,000 students, brings total in outbreak to nine

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Covid-19 may have been circulating in the community for weeks, New Zealands top health official has said, as a potential ninth new case emerged overnight.
Dr Ashley Bloomfield, the director-general of health, said a new case had been identified at the countrys second-largest school, Mt Albert Grammar, which hosts 3,000 students.
Bloomfield said isolation and testing of any close or casual contacts to positive cases was the primary response to the outbreak, as was tracing the original source.

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