Auckland, with 1.7 million inhabitants, will remain completely closed for three days, excluding essential activities
Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern announced this Sunday that Auckland, the largest city in the country In which 1.7 million people live, is gonna be Limited to three days After finding out Three cases of coronavirus.
The government has placed Auckland at risk level three (out of four), while the rest of the country will be placed at level two in a decision that will be reevaluated Every 24 hours Depending on how the infection develops.
“We must act with a high degree of caution. We will work hard and move fast,” Ardern told a press conference to announce new measures reported by the local newspaper ‘New Zealand Herald’.
Measures have been announced after Family of three Test positive for coronavirus.
Health officials have published List of last public sites visited by family And those who have gone recently should isolate themselves and seek emergency services.
At alert level three, people from New Zealand are asked Stay home except for necessary activities And this Transmission Such as distance education in the case of children and adolescents. Also, all non-essential activities will be closed.
New Zealand is considered One of the best examples of epidemic management In the world, since the pandemic began, it has recorded only 2,330 infections and 25 deaths from the disease.