Covid-19 NZ: Sydney traveller to Wellington confirmed to have Delta variant

A Stuff article.

A Sydney man who tested positive for Covid-19 after spending the weekend in Wellington has been confirmed as having the highly-transmissible Delta variant.

A NSW Health spokesperson stated on Friday evening the person is linked to the Bondi cluster, with cases carrying the Delta variant of the virus – the strain which devastated India earlier in the year.

The Ministry of Health also confirmed the development on Friday night.

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