To many European, and not only, countries, this will seem fantastic. In six months, the first case of Covid-19 was detected in New Zealand, and the authorities immediately imposed a lockdown on Tuesday.
As reported Radio Liberty, several cases of coronavirus are still being detected in the country. However, for half a year, they referred only to those entering from abroad. Now a nurse working in a nursing home tested positive. Moreover, on Wednesday, the authorities announced nine new infections.
New Zealand decided to take a radical approach to the problem, and the authorities announced a lockdown. It is expected to last only a few days.
Over the entire period of the pandemic in New Zealand, with a population of about 5 million, less than 3,000 people were infected with Covid-19, 26 of them died. The country has actually closed its borders, only for good reasons you can leave or enter it. The authorities introduced a general lockdown for the first time in 15 months, and you can rest for a few days …