June 21, 2024

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In New Zealand, Auckland is rebuilding itself, with the US Cup postponed for a few days

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinta Arden announced on Saturday (February 27) that Auckland, New Zealand’s main city, would be restrained from Sunday for at least seven days after new cases of Kovit-19 were discovered. It is scheduled to start there on March 6th. The new prison comes two weeks after three days in prison in the city of 1.7 million people.

From Sunday morning, Aucklanders will have to stay home except for work or basic necessities. Schools and non-essential shops will be closed. Entrances and exits from the city will be minimal. Other parts of the country are subject to Level 2 restrictions, which prohibit the carrying of more than 100 people and require the wearing of masks on public transport.

Control was decided for a few cases

In Auckland, Jacinta Ordern clarified that there is a new corona virus case confirmed on Saturday “A cause for concern” Because it is about a person who is infected and not isolated for a week.

The previous lockout, the first of nearly six months in Auckland, was introduced after three cases were discovered in the city. Since then, many who have been in contact with a school in the south of the city have reported symptoms.

According to MMe Artern, the confirmed case cannot be directly linked to other positive tests recorded for two weeks. The Prime Minister lamented that the epidemic was progressing because people were not isolating themselves. The last case was about a man who saw his doctor on Friday and then went to a gym.

The USA Cup was postponed for at least 4 days

The start of the US Cup between New Zealand and Italy’s Luna Rosa’s challenge in the Gulf of Auckland has been postponed to at least four days, and may be longer. The first four regattas of this prestigious tournament, played in the top 13 rounds, should have taken place on March 6 and 7.

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Further “They will not take place before Wednesday, March 10”, Announced Tina Simmons, President of the United States Cup Events. This date was initially to take place in rounds 5 and 6. “We need to know all the possible scenarios to establish an updated schedule of events that meet all regulatory requirements.”, He added.

New Zealand’s achievement in the fight against Govt-19 was hailed around the world. In this country of five million people, only 26 deaths in total are due to Govt-19.

World with AFP