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New Zealand Sends Medical Team To Assist With COVID-19 Outbreak

July 06 2022

Niue

Within days of opening its borders to quarantine-free travel, the small Pacific Island country of Niue experienced an outbreak of COVID-19, reports the New Zealand Herald.

The first flight arrived on June 27 and positive cases were reported the next day. A total of 20 cases have been reported since.

On Tuesday, New Zealand Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta and Defence Minister Peeni Henare announced that a medical assistance team would depart the next day on an air force C-130 cargo...

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