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Covid-19: 78 new cases, four clusters identified

There are 78 new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today and four new possible clusters of the virus have been identified, Marc Daalder reports

The number of cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand has now stretched to 283, with the addition of 78 cases as of 9:30am Thursday morning.

In a joint press conference by Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield and Police Commissioner Mike Bush, Bloomfield also said that four new clusters of the virus - transmission outside of a household but where the originator was known - are being investigated.