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Prime Minister missing as face of our Covid response

OPINION: Recent spike in Covid cases has coincided with a quiet but well-planned shift in Labour’s political strategy.

NBR columnist Rachel Smalley speaks with Calida Stuart-Menteath

Last week, in the space of seven days, 159 New Zealanders died, and their deaths were linked to Covid.

The number of daily reported cases is now consistently above the 10,000 mark and hospitalisations have been trending towards 800 people.

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