May 22, 2022

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New Zealand PM confirmed by Govt-19 impact | News

The New Zealand government on Saturday confirmed that New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinta Artern had tested positive for the corona virus and would remain isolated for the next seven days.

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According to a report released by the Executive, the Prime Minister has been isolated since last Sunday, his partner Clark Coford tested positive for the corona virus and began to show signs since Friday night, with a “weak” positive in the antigen test.

After a positive test, Jacinta Artern will not be able to go to parliament next week to present her government’s budget and carbon emissions plan.

It was known that Artern would carry out as many tasks as he could from a distance. However, the report confirms that “travel arrangements for your business trip to the United States are not affected at this stage”.

New Zealand, one of the countries that has best managed the epidemic, has vaccinated 96 percent of its population in two doses and has amassed more than a million cases, including 892 deaths.

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