New Zealand’s prime minister on Tuesday (Jan 23) has postponed the date of her upcoming wedding amid the surge in new coronavirus cases, the public. Everyone proceeded to enter the new measures after 11:59 p.m. on the same day.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, about to be the bride, is tying the knot with fiancee Clark Gayford. (Clarke Gayford) this coming summer, after they’ve been engaged since early 2019, according to the Daily Mail.
However, after nine new omikron cases were discovered in communities that were not linked to borders, make ardern Decided to order the whole country to move forward with measures to prevent Covid-19 with a strict On Sunday, she confirmed her plans to postpone the wedding date.
“My wedding ceremony will not continue.” Ardern reaffirmed after the details of the new measures were revealed. Also limited to a maximum number of 100 attendees for the event.
and continued, “I, along with so many New Zealanders who have had such experiences as a result of the pandemic crisis, and whoever is in this situation I feel very sorry for.”
AFP pointed out that Behind the Ardern It canceled its own nuptials as New Zealand saw nine new cases from one family traveling abroad to attend the wedding. and plus a case of a flight attendant infected with COVID-19 The family traveled to attend a wedding in Auckland. As a result, New Zealand entered the red phase as of 11:59 p.m. on Sunday.
Ardern describes her crimson measures: “Red is not a lockdown. Because of the red color, the business is still open for business. And you can still do most of the things that you can still do. including visiting family and friends traveling around the country.”
Daily Mail pointed out that The new clusters were found in the Nelson and Marlborough regions, meaning community transmission occurred in Auckland and possibly Motueka.
However, masks are mandatory at hospitals, shops, schools, airports and public transport. and public buildings
The Ardern government Events are still allowed, but the maximum number is limited to 100 people, and all COVID-19 vaccine doses are required, and event events are 25 people who are not vaccinated against COVID-19. All of them are open events for the general public. and personal work British media pointed out
However, the female leader pointed out that There remains no change for the Feb. 24 border reopening schedule.