Auckland is not immunised enough to relax COVID-19 restrictions, but some experts say the fully vaccinated should be rewarded with small freedoms, Newshub reports. About 89% of eligible people in the city have now had at least one jab after the Super Saturday vaxathon. GP Matire Harwood, whose Papakura marae clinic vaccinated hundreds, said Auckland Māori, at 71% with at least one vaccination, was still too far behind for the city to loosen restrictions. But Auckland epidemiologist Rod Jackson said he would like to reward the immunised – and incentivise the rest – in a cautious way, maybe allowing fully vaccinated people to go for a sit-down meal in a fully vaccinated restaurant.
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