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An empty highway during a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown in Wellington on August 18, 2021. Image Credit: AFP

Wellington: Two positive COVID-19 cases have been recorded in New Zealand’s capital city Wellington on Friday, Radio New Zealand reported, without revealing its source for the information.

The cases are part of the same family, RNZ reported. So far, all cases in the outbreak have been in Auckland and Coromandel region.

The government is due to decide later in the day on whether it would end or extend the snap lockdown declared earlier this week.