New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Tests Positive for Covid-19

5/14/2022 4:45:00 AM

Jacinda Ardern, who championed a zero-Covid-19 strategy from early in the pandemic, will stay at home for a week and has moderate symptoms.

Political/General News, Respiratory Tract Diseases

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who championed a zero Covid-19 strategy from early in the pandemic, has tested positive for the virus and will stay at home for a week

Jacinda Ardern, who championed a zero-Covid-19 strategy from early in the pandemic, will stay at home for a week and has moderate symptoms.

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, whochampioned a zero Covid-19 strategyfrom early in the pandemic, has tested positive for the virus and will stay at home for a week.

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Updated May 13, 2022 8:17 pm ET WELLINGTON, New Zealand—New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who championed a zero Covid-19 strategy from early in the pandemic, has tested positive for the virus and will stay at home for a week..Last week, the Food and Drug Administration weighed in.May 12, 2022 at 5:52 pm Chicago Public Schools CEO Pedro Martinez has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced Thursday evening.

A government statement on Saturday said Ms. Ardern’s symptoms were moderate. It is likely she caught the virus from her partner, New Zealand television personality Clarke Gayford, who tested positive earlier this month. Michael Charness  reported  last month on a 71-year-old vaccinated patient who saw his symptoms subside but then return, along with a spike in virus levels nine days into his illness. A post from Ms. Ardern’s Instagram account said that her 3-year-old daughter Neve also had tested positive. Advertisement “This is a good opportunity to remind our CPS staff and families to please get vaccinated and boosted,” Martinez said.

. “The ability to clear the virus after it’s suppressed may be different from omicron to delta, especially for vaccinated people,” said Charness, who works for Boston's VA health system.