New Zealand lifted all sanctions after the last corona virus case was cleared-otgnewsupdate

Monday, June 8, 2020
New Zealand lifted all sanctions after the last corona virus case was cleared-otgnewsupdate

New Zealand lifted all restrictions on Monday after it was cleared by a final coronavirus patient.

While tight border controls will remain in place, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said restrictions such as social distance and restrictions on public gatherings are no longer needed.

"We are confident that we have stopped transmitting the virus in New Zealand for now," he said in a televised address.

In the South Pacific nation, with a population of five million, there have been 1,154 confirmed cases and 22 deaths.
There have been no new infections for 17 days and as of Monday, there has been only one active case for more than a week.
The final patient's details were not released for privacy reasons, but she is believed to be a 50-year-old woman attached to a cluster at Auckland Nursing Home.

Ordner said New Zealanders, who had been subjected to seven weeks of severe locks, which helped stave off infection rates, have now been rewarded for having an active trial in the country. does not exist.
Asked about his reaction to the news, he replied: "I danced a little with the girl's daughter Navy."
She was a little taken aback but she joined in, not knowing why I was dancing around the lounge.

New Zealand's low level of its four-tier virus response system means level 1, meaning nightclubs can run without dance floor restrictions and theaters will reopen.
This also means that sporting events can move forward with the crowds, thanks to which New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has said that this Super Rugby Otterwa competition will be the first in the world to start this weekend. Provided an opportunity to
"We are incredibly proud and grateful to be the first professional sporting event in the world to be in a position where our teams can play again in front of their fans," said NZR Chief Executive Mark Robinson.

Although many other sporting events around the world have announced plans to resume, the majority will either compete without crowds or be severely restricted.

On a broader scale, Arden said easing sanctions would help the New Zealand economy.

"We are now embarking on an economic recovery as at one level we become one of the most open economies in the world," he said.

The Prime Minister said that the modeling shows that at Level 4 the economy will function less than normal at 3.8%, while at Level 4 lockdown there is a 37% error.


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