Director general of health Ashley Bloomfield will front a Covid-19 press conference for 1pm
It comes as the NZ Herald obtained a letter from the Auckland Regional Public Health Service, advising that a person has been diagnosed with a notifiable, infectious disease.
The letter advises that another person is considered a close contact and may become infectious to others.
It advises the recipient of the letter that this close contact needs to self-isolate at home until receiving a clearance letter.
The Ministry of Health is refusing to comment, or confirm any details.
Auckland Regional Public Health Service said it would not comment until after the Ministry’s press conference.
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