The Director General of Health of New Zealand, Drs. Ashley Bloomfield thanked those who have been tested and the people who have tested have contributed to the success. However, Bloomfield said that the country cannot become complacent amid the epidemic.
“Working for 100 days without community broadcasting is an important milestone, however, as we all know, we cannot be complacent,” Bloomfield said. “We have seen abroad how quickly the virus can re-emerge and spread to places where it was already under control, and we need to be prepared to quickly fix any future cases in New Zealand. is.”
According to a Health Ministry release, there have been 1, 219 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country. There are currently 23 people who have reported active cases of the disease in managed isolation facilities, outlining the release.
According to a Health Ministry release, there is a small number of new cases of coronavirus among individuals entering the country from other places in the country. The New Zealand border is closed to almost all travelers, with few exceptions, according to the country’s immigration site.
The country declared a state of emergency and went into lockdown on 25 March.
In, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the country had “won” the fight against widespread community broadcasting of coronoviruses. Health officials in New Zealand had said that the disease had been completely eradicated, which healed at the time.
New Zealand has been on alert level 1 since 8 June – suggesting that the disease is contained within the country, but “uncontrolled overseas” according to the coronovirus site.
Under Alert Level 1, schools and workplaces are allowed to open and there are no restrictions on gatherings or domestic travel. People are urged to keep records of where they are, if they feel ill and wash their hands, stay home and maintain other basic hygiene practices. Event organizers, workplaces and services are “encouraged” to maintain records to allow for contact tracing.