New Zealand might need to close its border to the United Kingdom if cases of the new Covid-19 variant there continue to skyrocket, says a leading public health expert.

The comments come in response to news today of 31 new Covid-19 cases in managed isolation over the past 72 hours, with 11 of the new highly-infectious UK variant.

One case is linked to the South African strain.

“I am very concerned, and this is possibly the most dangerous phase we have been in since the August Auckland outbreak,”…

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