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New Zealand PM Ardern extends COVID-19 lockdown in largest city

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New Zealand’s largest city Auckland will remain in lockdown to beat the spread of the delta variant of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.

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Auckland will remain in the strict Alert level 4 lockdown until midnight on September 21, after which it will move to alert level 3, Ardern said in a news conference.

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