New Zealand PM postpones wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is postponing her wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions Sunday following the discovery of nine cases of the Omicron variant in a single family that flew to Auckland to attend a wedding.
The restrictions will go into effect on Monday.Ardern stressed that "red is not lockdown," noting that businesses can remain open and people can still visit family and friends and move freely around the country."Our plan for managing omicron cases in the early stage remains the same as delta, where we will rapidly test, contact trace and isolate cases and contacts in order to slow the spread," Ardern told reporters.
But her own wedding plans are on hold.Newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inboxThe 41-year-old prime minister was planning to tie the knot next weekend."I just join many other New Zealanders who have had an experience like that as a result of the pandemic and to anyone who's caught up in that scenario, I am so sorry," she said.Read more: CTV News »
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She is such an exemplary leader. Leadership and integrity. Plus courage, intellect, vision, accountability and a personality. So jealous NZ. We need our own jacindaardern 🇨🇦 Lucky guy. Has the finance seen that without a mask? Might reconsider that choice, just saying. And should run the other way……fast as fck.
I love her Why is she marrying a Gaylord? Closure after closure to contain the virus has truly limited the casualties , but it is clear it is impossible to be 💯 % successful.Alternative: sensible precautions and open borders and businesses. “new COVID-19 restrictions Sunday following the discovery of nine cases of the Omicron variant in a single family” dang… 9 cases of Omicron and we already have data from South Africa showing is how quickly it spreads then disappears. I feel for NZ right now. 🙏
Like her or not, she's one of the rare leaders who leads by example. Yo fordnation, you should try this out.
New Zealand adds new COVID-19 restrictions as Omicron spreadsNew Zealanders are set to face new COVID-19 restrictions after nine cases of the Omicron variant were detected in a single family that flew to Auckland for a wedding earlier this month, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Sunday. She is a true leader. fordnation celliottability True leader huh? Where's the money coming from Jacinda? Tell us how in details with documents I'll wait.
Anyone check and compare Arden’s net worth from before she became New Zealand PM to after? Reportedly, her net worth was $800,000 when she said no forced vaccinations but jumped to $25,000,000 a year later, after changing her tune. All on a roughly $450,000 annual salary… 🤔 Now, that's leading by example!
It’s a hoax.
New Zealand prime minister postpones wedding after announcing new COVID-19 restrictions | CBC NewsNew Zealanders are set to face new COVID-19 restrictions after nine cases of the omicron variant were detected in a single family that flew to Auckland for a wedding earlier this month, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Sunday. I wish there were more world leaders like her. Well at least we know Canada isn't the only country that the rest of the world are shaking their heads at...
Quebec COVID-19 hospitalizations drop for third straight day, 68 new deathsQuebec reported a third straight day of decreases in COVID-19 hospitalizations with 56 fewer patients from 24 hours ago. The province added 68 new deaths due to the novel coronavirus. 'Linked to Covid.' A link that is probably far less relevant than the $595-million package our government has spoon fed to our media for this kind of dishonest coverage. How many Canadians died because of opioid overdoses in 2021 ?
P.E.I. reports one new death related to COVID-19 Friday, hospitalizations decreasePrince Edward Island is reporting one new death related to COVID-19 on Friday.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern postpones wedding amid new Omicron restrictionsNew Zealand is imposing mask rules and gathering limits after it detected a cluster of nine Omicron cases, which showed community transmission of the virus As an Albertan, can I claim refugee status? Please!!! 15 Highest paid world leaders and presidents in 2021 - Annual salary - age of course she does
CMHC hopes new study will better explain Canada's housing crunchIn the middle of an acute shortage of housing, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation is conducting an in-depth study to figure out how much more the country will need over the next eight years. On Friday, the House of Commons’ Finance committee held its second meeting to study Canada’s high inflation rate, which rose […] That’s not a very informative article except to say signing by current government is slow. Any info about the study? There is no housing crunch... We are swimming in supply. Housing starts have far outpaced housing needs based on population growth for the better part of a decade now based on umbers from StatsCan. We're in a speculative bubble causing an ever-escalating affordability crunch. Why isn't cdnpoli regulating the real estate market? It will cost less public money to build a thousand homes that will end up in investor hands anyway. In what reality is a 26% increase in homes acceptable.
The so-called "red setting" of the country's pandemic response includes heightened measures such as required mask wearing and limits on gatherings. The restrictions will go into effect on Monday. Ardern stressed that "red is not lockdown," noting that businesses can remain open and people can still visit family and friends and move freely around the country. "Our plan for managing omicron cases in the early stage remains the same as delta, where we will rapidly test, contact trace and isolate cases and contacts in order to slow the spread," Ardern told reporters. But her own wedding plans are on hold. Newsletter sign-up: Get The COVID-19 Brief sent to your inbox The 41-year-old prime minister was planning to tie the knot next weekend. "I just join many other New Zealanders who have had an experience like that as a result of the pandemic and to anyone who's caught up in that scenario, I am so sorry," she said. New Zealand had been among the few remaining countries to have avoided any outbreaks of the omicron variant, but Ardern acknowledged last week that an outbreak was inevitable given the high transmissibility of the variant. The country has managed to contain the spread of the Delta variant, with an average of about 20 new cases each day. It has seen an increasing number of people arriving into the country and going into mandatory quarantine who are infected with omicron. That has put strain on the quarantine system and prompted the government to limit access for returning citizens while it decides what to do about reopening its borders, angering many people who want to return to New Zealand. About 93 per cent of New Zealanders aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated, and 52 per cent have had a booster shot. The country has just begun vaccinating children aged between 5 and 11. The family from the Nelson-Marlborough region attended a wedding and other events while in Auckland earlier this month, with estimates suggesting they came into contact with "well over 100 people at these events," Ardern said. "That means that omicron is now circulating in Auckland and possibly the Nelson-Marlborough region if not elsewhere," she added. Ardern plans to marry her longtime partner, Clarke Gayford. They have a 2-year-old daughter, Neve. Ardern in 2018 became just the second elected world leader in modern history to give birth while holding office. RELATED IMAGES