New Zealand from midnight on June 9 will remove all restrictions that were previously imposed because of the epidemic coronavirus infection. As reported New Zealand Herald, it was announced by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
According to her, after the transition to the first – the lowest – level quarantine will be lifted restrictions on the conduct of the funeral, the work of the institutions providing accommodation services, and public transport.
Ardern suggested that “almost certainly” the country will still be reported cases of the coronavirus, but “it’s not a sign that we have failed”.
April 27 the New Zealand authorities declared about overcoming the epidemic of the coronavirus. During the week before that, the country recorded less than 10 new cases daily. In connection with the improvement of the epidemiological situation on 28 April in New Zealand quarantine were weakened with maximum fourth level to the third.
According to information of the Ministry of health New Zealand, now in the country there is no active case COVID-19: of 1504 confirmed and probable patients recovered 1482 man, 22, died.
The publication notes that Ardern has announced the lifting of the quarantine in two hours after the health authorities have confirmed that there are no active cases of coronavirus.