FILE PHOTO: New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern participates in a debate in Auckland. Photo: Reuters

New Zealand Prime Minster said that the country's biggest city Auckland will remain in lockdown for another two weeks since it looks to control the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus.

Iran PressAsia:  According to Reuters, New Zealand Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern said at a news conference on Monday: "There will be no changes in the social restrictions that have already been in place for over two months in Auckland under alert level 3."

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