EFESydney, Australia

New Zealand on Monday extended the strict lockdown of Auckland for another week due to the persistence of Covid-19 transmission.

Auckland, the country’s most populous city which was confined with the rest of the country in mid-August after a single case of Covid-19 was reported, will remain under national alert level 4 until midnight on Sep. 21, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said.EFE

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