The South Island of New Zealand has recorded its first Covid case in over a year.
Two cases have been detected in Christchurch this week.
Despite the cases Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins said there would be no lockdown for the city. This is despite one of the people may have been infectious in the community for almost two weeks.
Both of the new cases were members of the same household, and one had recently returned from Auckland.
Official figures show that 89% of eligible adults in Canterburyhad had at least one dose of the vaccine, and 67% had had both doses.
The region would require almost 111,000 people to get both doses before hitting the 90% target set by the government.