NGĀ TAKE O TE WĀ 28/1/22 | Here’s today’s news update.
– There are five new cases of Covid-19 in the Waikato region, four are from Kirikiriroa and one is under investigation.
– Dr Jade Tamatea of the Waikato District Health Board explains why the Omicron variant is more transmissible, and says it’s critical we continue to take the same approaches of the past two years to combat this new variant.
– Maniapoto Māori Trust Board Chairperson Keith Ikin says more robust plans are being put in place to support whānau in Te Nehenehenui who need to isolate should they contract the virus.