August 11, 2020

Virus returns to New Zealand after 102 days

Wellington (AFP) – New Zealand’s dream run of 102 days without locally transmitted coronavirus ended Tuesday, prompting a stay-at-home lockdown order for the country’s largest city.After receiving global praise for successfully containing the virus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said four cases had been detected in a single family in Auckland from an unknown source.”After 102 days, we have our first cases of COVID-19 outside of managed isolation or quarantine facilities… we have also planned and prepared for it,” Ardern said.As a result of the infections, mobile phones nationwide received an…


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