New Zealand Reports its Highest-Ever COVID-19 Count on Tuesday, Situation Worrisome

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New Zealand reports its highest-ever COVID-19 cases on Tuesday since the outbreak. The country is going through a really tough time after remaining Covid free for over months now. However, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is trying her level best to bring the situation under control. Several cities of the country, including Auckland, is on a two-month lockdown. Although the country is under strict lockdown, the cases rose to their highest-ever count on Tuesday.

New Zealand Sees a Spike in Daily Infections

COVID-19 cases in New Zealand are skyrocketing as the country reports its highest-ever daily count on Tuesday. The country’s officials are encouraging the public to get themselves vaccinated as soon as possible in order to beat the virus.

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New Zealand Reports its Highest-Ever COVID-19 Count on Tuesday, Situation Worrisome
Source: India TV News

However, the island nation was doing quite well at the beginning of the pandemic. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sealed all borders and implemented strict restrictions in order to keep the country Covid free. But things always don’t go as planned. After remaining Covid free for approximately two months, the island nation is now witnessing a surge in its daily infections.

The COVID-19 Situation in the Country

New Zealand reported 94 new cases on Tuesday, the highest-ever count since the outbreak. However, the country reported 89 COVID-19 cases in the initial days of the pandemic, but that was 18 months ago. The island nation was successful in eradicating the virus and remaining Covid free for several months. Auckland is reporting the maximum number of cases. On the other hand, Waikato also reported seven cases on Tuesday. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has called the situation worrisome and asked the people to get themselves vaccinated as soon as possible.

Words of the Prime Minister

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in an interview that this time the virus is targeting younger people. She further added that the highs and lows of the COVID-19 cases in getting hard on the people of New Zealand. Moreover, she emphasized the fact that they are not powerless. The citizens of the country have the ability to keep the cases as low as they can. However, the country has previously eradicated the virus and has the potential to do that again. Besides that, she asked the people to focus on vaccinations.

New Zealand Reports its Highest-Ever COVID-19 Count on Tuesday, Situation Worrisome
Source: The Press Democrat

COVID-19 Vaccinations in New Zealand

New Zealand saw a spike in its vaccination status on Saturday. More than 130,000 people got themselves vaccinated against Coronavirus. However, Ardern has also promised the citizens; to ease the restrictions in Auckland ahead of vaccinations. So far, 67 percent of the country’s total population is fully vaccinated. There is still a long way to go. Hopefully, the country will eradicate the virus soon and come back stronger.

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