What you need to know / Kia mōhio mai koe

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There are 68 new community cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.
More than 90 tests have been taken from wastewater testing around NZ. This covers 3.8m people in the population.
Covid-19 has been detected from the Christchurch catchment on Saturday and Monday. But ESR does stress that there are 3 active cases in MIQ facilities in Chch. Further samples are being taken today.
Officials are looking at the possibility of having different alert levels in the North and South Islands, and at the possibility of having a boundary between levels within the North Island.
Alert levels will be reviewed on Friday.
All of NZ is remaining in alert level 4 until midnight Friday,
Auckland is in level 4 until at least midnight Tuesday next week.
NZ’s total cluster has grown to 277 cases – the youngest case is under 1.
Around $484.4 million has already been paid out to 127,935 businesses through the wage subsidy scheme.
Scanning or signing in is becoming mandatory at cafes, busy venues and events at all alert levels.
Around 500 locations of interest have been identified in Auckland, the Coromandel, and Wellington.
Here’s where you can get tested around the country and here’s the latest on the vaccine roll-out.​