New Zealand claimed 7 new cases of coronavirus up to Saturday early morning after a lockdown in Auckland was extended.
Six of the seven new scenarios were connected to the cluster at the centre of all the preceding group circumstances, mentioned Ashley Bloomfield, the director-common of health.
Up to Saturday, the authorities in New Zealand have reported 37 conditions connected to the outbreak with 19 other persons in quarantine.
The lockdown in Auckland, household to 1.7 million persons, was prolonged for almost two weeks soon after New Zealand described 12 confirmed situations of Covid-19 on Friday.
The outbreak has delayed the start out of the New Zealand women’s provincial rugby opposition for at the very least two weeks. It experienced been scheduled to get started on 22 August
“With Auckland-based mostly teams unable to practice or host matches for the subsequent 12 times, the selection has been designed not to begin the competitors next weekend,” wrote the head of women’s rugby, Cate Sexton. “We’ll now discuss with provincial unions and the Gamers Affiliation close to the diverse possibilities for revising the draw.”
Lockdown forced the cancellation of the scheduled remaining activity of the men’s Super Rugby Aotearoa opposition at Eden Park on Sunday.
The competition experienced been observed by NZR as essential to aiding the country’s feminine gamers prepare for the defence of the rugby planet cup in 2021 on home soil.