Auckland churches rally together as COVID-19 spreads

South Auckland churches rallied together after more cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the community.

Last Friday, 11 new cases of COVID-19 were announced – nine linked to the community breakout and two were imported. Five of these cases were linked to churches in Auckland.

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said 223 close contacts were linked to the cases in the church communities, and he thanked those who had been tested. Read more

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