SYDNEY (Australia), Nov 22 (EFE) – New Zealand on Monday announced the end of its prison strategy after nearly two years of simultaneous vaccine improvement, one of the world’s toughest Covit-19 control policies. When restrictions return in some European countries.
As of December 3, Prime Minister Jacinta Ardern had pointed out that more than 5 million people in New Zealand should follow the color-coded system, such as traffic lights, to determine the magnitude of the Govt risk. 19.
The new regulations confirm the turn New Zealand has taken in recent months, with the continued eruption of the delta variation in August, forcing the Ordnance Government to reconsider its policy of eliminating the whole of Kovit at a time when the country was being accelerated by vaccines.
The new system will start with 90 percent of the target population vaccinated and often eliminate the possibility of blockages and allow face-to-face classes in schools that respect safety distance, in high-alert areas such as the city of Auckland. Use of masks.
Similarly, between December 15 and January 17, nearly 1.7 million people living in Auckland, New Zealand’s most populous city, will be able to travel across national borders if they are vaccinated or have a negative result on their PCR test. Hours ago.
With 83 percent of its target population fully vaccinated, the country has accumulated about 10,200 infections since the outbreak, including 4,640 active cases and 40 deaths, making it one of the most positive records on the planet, having been recognized as one nation that has fought the epidemic best.
With the exception of isolated travel bubbles with Australia and some Pacific countries, the closure of borders from March 2020 will include health success — preventing its own citizens living abroad from returning to their home country.
Australia opens its borders
Neighboring Australia, which maintains a similar border policy, announced Monday that it would allow vaccinated students and talented workers to enter the country from December 1, as well as travel bubbles with Japan and South Korea. Date.
“The return of talented workers and students to Australia is an important milestone in our recovery,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison told a news conference in Canberra.
The move comes three weeks after the government gave the green light to residents and citizens of Australia and their families to enter the country on November 1, after nearly 18 months of closure due to the epidemic, which is moving the country towards recession. Restrictions.
Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, which have administered two doses of the Covit-19 vaccine to more than 85 percent of the total population of 25 million, continue to struggle with Covit-19 cases. As well as in tribal communities in the Northern Territory.
Since the outbreak began this weekend, the seafaring country, which has been the scene of protests against compulsory vaccinations for certain sectors and measures against Kovit-19, has amassed more than 198,500 epidemics, including about 1,950 deaths and 12,600 epidemics.
Tourism in Southeast Asia
With the exception of Australia and New Zealand, much of the Asian continent is moving in the opposite direction to Europe, despite the progressive relaxation of restrictions and the increasing opening up to international tourism, despite ongoing epidemics.
Last month Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia received the first international tourist arrivals in almost two years, while activity in the region returned to a new level as vaccination campaigns progressed. EFE
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