Covid-19: Getting South Island to alert level 3 'not as simple as no positive cases'

A Stuff article.

It was a night of celebration and mingling that attendees would later describe as “motivating”, “inspirational” and an opportunity for “great networking”.

Ironically, it was the same night that plunged scores of New Zealanders into two weeks of self-isolation after someone who attended the event tested positive for the Delta variant of Covid-19.

“I was not really worried when I first found out, but then all the ramifications of being there sort of hit home,” said John (not his real name).

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