Coronavirus: What you need to know about the Auckland Covid-19 ‘sub-clusters’

Coronavirus: What you need to know about the Auckland Covid-19 'sub-clusters'


This story was originally published on RNZ.co.nz and is republished with permission. As of Tuesday, there are 177 cases of Covid-19 associated with the Auckland August cluster. The current number of active cases within the cluster is 55. But somewhat confusingly, the Ministry of Health has broken sections of the large Auckland August cluster down into five of what it calls ‘sub-clusters’. This is despite some experts arguing these classifications are not helpful, and that the cases should be referred to as several separate clusters, or an outbreak.Vinay Ranchhod/RNZAuckland August Covid-19… #Coronavirus #Auckland #Covid19 #subclusters