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New Zealand reports first case of coronavirus in community in months – ABC News

A woman who had travelled to Spain and the Netherlands tests positive for COVID-19, the first case in the community in New Zealand for more than two months.

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New Zealand has reported its first coronavirus case outside of a quarantine facility in more than two months, although there is no immediate evidence the virus is spreading in the community.
Key points:

  • The woman twice tested negative for coronavirus while in hotel quarantine
  • Authorities are looking into whether she caught the virus from another returning traveller
  • Pressure is growing on Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to vaccinate the population

Director-general of Health Ashley Bloomfield said the…

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