New Zealand prolongs COVID restrictions for one more week

Wellington: New Zealand’s PM Jacinda Ardern on Mon. declared an expansion of COVID-19 constraints for 1 extra week, till Sep 21.

The nation going to remain in level Two of constraints till 11:59 prime minister (regional time) on Sep 21, Ardern stated in a press conference telecast on Facebook(FB).

The city of Auckland going to remain in alert level 2.five till Sep 23, the PM added further.

A Cabinet gathering going to be conducted next Mon. to review the COVID-19 status in New Zealand & affirm the scheduled restriction easing, down to level 1.

As per Ardern, beginning from this Mon., social distancing requirements on airplanes & people transport are being eased, however masks still want to be worn.

On Sat., large number of protestors attended in a peaceful protest over COVID-19 constraints in Auckland.

As per New Zealand’s Ministry of Health, only 1 new COVID-19 complaint has been lodged within the nation in the last 24 hours. The ministry’s Mon. statistics shows that the nation has a overall of 1,447 affirmed COVID-19 instances & 24 virus-related demises.