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Heightened measures amid Omicron spread include required mask wearing, limits on gatherings.

2022-01-23 5:00:00 PM

Heightened measures amid Omicron spread include required mask wearing, limits on gatherings.

New 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.

Heightened measures amid Omicron spread include required mask wearing, limits on gatheringsThe Associated Press·Posted: Jan 23, 2022 1:43 AM ET | Last Updated: 8 hours agoPrime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks after announcing New Zealand will move to the 'red setting' of its pandemic response during a press conference in Wellington on Sunday.

(Mark Mitchell/Pool/Getty Images)New 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.

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One of the countries that has handled this pandemic brilliantly. Congratulations!! The question about developing herd immunity and how will this happen or not happen in NZ is important now. Leadership. By Example. All the COVID ZERO COVIDIANS could move to NZ or AUS & stay there? UK, US (even California) Ireland, Norway, Czech Republic & Germany are all going in a different direction, it's endemic & time to get life back ot normal 😀

They need to get the vaccines in order. They are miles behind. Not an “anti-vaxxer” or a COVID denier, but realize that nothing more can be done after the Government made vaccines available to everyone who wants one. This virus is endemic now and I’m willing to tolerate the risk of living with COVID to get my life back!

I do wish we had someone at the helm like her 😷 New Zealand has turned into North Korea Nazi bitch Well at least we know Canada isn't the only country that the rest of the world are shaking their heads at...

I wish there were more world leaders like her.