Covid-19 outbreak: 6,223 cases and 22 Covid-related deaths today; more than half of new cases now new variants

The World Health Organization has warned that global cases of COVID-19 are on the rise, having risen for the fifth week in a row. Video/AP With borders open and holidaying New Zealanders returning home, Covid cases have increased and more than half of them are new, more infectious sub-variants, says Professor Michael Baker, an epidemiologist. … Read more