Live: Covid-19 updates on day 6 of lockdown

New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 4. Photo: John Borren/SunLive.

The country finds out today if the Covid-19 lockdown is going to be extended.

The government will announce any lockdown changes at 4pm but has already signalled Auckland is likely to remain in lockdown a while longer.

The number of community cases of Covid-19 grew by 21 yesterday, 20 in Auckland and one in Wellington, taking the total number in the current outbreak to 72.

The country's contact tracing system has hit capacity and and more contact tracers are being urgently recruited for Auckland.

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