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New Zealand has ordered a three-day nationwide lockout for the first COVID-19 case in nearly six months

New Zealand has ordered a three-day nationwide lockout for the first COVID-19 case in nearly six months

Jacintha Artern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Artern issued the order on Tuesday More than five million people have been jailed for three days in Auckland since February 28, following the discovery of a social spread case.

The move, due to fears of a delta variant in the case found today, will take effect at midnight, although nearly 1.7 million people in Auckland, the most populous country in New Zealand More than 1,600 people from the neighboring Coromandel Peninsula will be detained for seven days.

“We have only one chance. We must go strong and fast to stop the broadcast,” he said. Told reporters in Wellington Jacintha Artern, Management against Govt-19 is praised around the world, justifying this imprisonment.

File photo: Social remote identification on August 31, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand on the first day of the New Zealand Corona virus disease (COVID-19) protection operation.  REUTERS / Fiona Goodall
File photo: Social remote identification on August 31, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand on the first day of the New Zealand Corona virus disease (COVID-19) protection operation. REUTERS / Fiona Goodall

Under the Health Order, New Zealanders can leave their homes – with a mask and two meters away from another person – for shopping, sports, and testing for the Govt-19, among other essential reasons.

New Zealand Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield explained at a news conference that the 58-year-old, who traveled the weekend to the Coromandel Peninsula infected with the virus, began his epidemic last Thursday.

So far health officials have not been able to determine the origin of the virus or determine whether it was leaked from isolated centers for international travelers.

EFE / EPA / PETER MEECHAM / Archivo
EFE / EPA / PETER MEECHAM / Archivo

Even if this case is identified in Auckland, we should all be part of the answer. This is a national issue, ”the medical commission said.

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Since the onset of the epidemic, New Zealand has amassed more than 2,900 confirmed and possible Covit-19 cases, including 26 deaths and 43 active cases, almost all in isolated centers.

Government Last year it bought 7.6 million doses of AstraZeneca, which will boost the immune system of 3.8 million people. Fiji has been facing a severe health crisis due to the corona virus since last April, especially as part of a cooperation program in the Pacific region.

EFE / Rodrigo Jiménez / Archive
EFE / Rodrigo Jiménez / Archive

New Zealand On February 20, Pfizer began its immunization campaign with a vaccine Workers in border workplaces and isolation centers, followed by jobs in the health sector and epidemic risk and vulnerable people.

New Zealand officials stepped up their vaccination campaign last week.

The executive wants to vaccinate people targeting the reopening of its borders, which closed in March 2020, starting in the first quarter of 2021, through a personalized program that weighs the risk to the country of origin of international travelers. And your immune status.

(With information from EFE)

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