ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE

New Zealand’s strict monitoring to avoid outbreak.

MEASURES

  • On 17 August 2021, New Zealand (NZ) Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a 3-day snap lockdown. Ms. Ardern clarified this was to avoid Covid-19 outbreaks similar to those in Australia. This comes after the start of NZ’s 1st outbreak in 6 months, which grew to 7 cases on 18 August.