Billy Te Kahika falsely claims media released COVID-19 update at 1am

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Billy Te Kahika falsely claimed media released a COVID-19 update at 1am in the morning.

Mr Kahika says the media has a ‘fresh’ go at him and ‘make something up.’ His live stream, however, contained a false claim.

thisquality can assure readers that the Ministry of Health never released info to media at 1am.



The first release was sent to media on 1/27/2021 at 6:01 PM. It detailed two further Returnees being put as ‘under investigation.’

The second release was sent to media on 1/27/2021 at 10:20 PM. It detailed that the two Returnees were now treated as confirmed cases.

Image: SUPPLIED/Billy Te Kahika

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