Infectious diseases expert: Auckland is on the same trajectory as NSW and Victoria

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Newstalk ZB,
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Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 6:17PM
(Photo / Dean Purcell)
(Photo / Dean Purcell)

Infectious diseases expert: Auckland is on the same trajectory as NSW and Victoria

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 15 Oct 2021, 6:17PM

Fears Auckland's outbreak is spiralling out of control like it has in Victoria and New South Wales.

New Zealand has 65 new community cases today - all in Auckland.

The Ministry of Health has moved away from trying to figure out where unlinked cases have come from.

It's also stopped tracking sub-clusters.

Australian Infectious Diseases Expert Peter Collignon told Heather du Plessis-Allan it's concerning to see.

“I think you’re on the same trajectory as the East Coast of Australia in that it’s not able to eliminate this virus anymore, mainly because it’s so much more easily transmitted.”

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