Covid-19: Government clarifies eligibility criteria for group 3 of vaccine roll-out

A Stuff article.

After months of murkiness about which health conditions would qualify New Zealanders for the next round of the Covid-19 vaccine roll-out, the Government has shed some light on who will be getting the jab next.

There are about 1.7 million people in New Zealand at higher risk if they catch Covid-19, including those over 65 and those with underlying health conditions, many of whom will now be eligible.

For months, the Government has held back from releasing a detailed list of who would qualify in group 3 under the vaccine roll-out plan, but the criteria have now been clarified with an extensive list online.

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