Global  

'Act like you have COVID-19': PM Ardern says as New Zealand heads into lockdown

Reuters Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told New Zealanders on Wednesday to behave as if they had the coronavirus and cut all physical contact outside their household when the country heads into a one-month lockdown at midnight.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published
News video: New Zealand to go into lockdown for four weeks

New Zealand to go into lockdown for four weeks 01:24

New Zealand will go into a full lockdown for about four weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday.

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Jacinda Ardern Jacinda Ardern 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand

New Zealand Greens accept Ardern's offer of 'cooperation agreement'

Jacinda Ardern, has agreed on a governing “cooperation agreement” with the Green party, offering two ministries and agreeing to a handful of shared policy..
WorldNews

Covid 19 coronavirus: Niue and NZ discuss quarantine-free travel

By RNZ The Premier of Niue, Dalton Tagelagi, has confirmed discussions between his government and New Zealand on quarantine-free travel has started.This week,..
New Zealand Herald
NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever [Video]

NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever

[NFA] New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of color, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. Emer McCarthy reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:26Published
Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win [Video]

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has described her landslide electionvictory as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out thecoronavirus and reboot the economy. A day after winning a second term – withher Labour Party now able to govern without a coalition partner – Ms Ardernsaid she expected to form a new government within three weeks and toprioritise work on the virus response.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 00:44Published
New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election [Video]

New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her center-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her for strong leadership, particularly throughout this year. Edward Baran reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:30Published

Coronavirus disease 2019 Coronavirus disease 2019 Infectious respiratory disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Covid-19: Austria and Portugal announce restrictions

A number of European countries are enforcing new measures as cases continue to rise.
BBC News
COVID-19: Chandigarh hospital starts mobile vans for rapid testing [Video]

COVID-19: Chandigarh hospital starts mobile vans for rapid testing

To combat COVID-19 spread in festive season, Chandigarh Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, has started mobile van testing facility. They are sending mobile testing vans to different locations. "On an average, our each team get 100 samples on daily basis, we have five teams, working across the city. We are getting good response, as people find the option more practical and can get tested near home, otherwise they have to go hospital, which is more crowded (prone to virus)," said Medical Office, Rachna Khanna. Hospital is providing mobile Rapid Antigen Testing for COVID-19 facility across the city from last two weeks. Through this, patients get reports within half an hour.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:41Published

30% drop in Covid numbers in October, 1st monthly fall since March

October saw the first monthly fall in Covid-19 infections since the outbreak of the pandemic in the country, with both fresh cases and deaths declining by nearly..
IndiaTimes

US Election: Barack Obama mocks Donald Trump for being obsessed with crowd size, says he's 'jealous of Covid's media coverage'

Former US President Barack Obama has blasted President Donald Trump as egotistical and incompetent during a campaign event in Flint, Michigan.Obama spoke..
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand New Zealand Island country in the South Pacific

All Blacks inflict record defeat on Australia to win Bledisloe Cup for 18th straight year

New Zealand win the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th consecutive year after a record 43-5 victory over Australia in Sydney.
BBC News

Qatar to prosecute officials over forced exams of women at airport

Qatar says officials responsible for subjecting women on flights from Doha's airport to forced gynaecological exams have been referred for prosecution. The women..
WorldNews

New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia for adults with terminal illnesses

The euthanasia measure, which would allow assisted suicide and takes effect in November 2021, would apply to adults likely to die within 6 months.

USATODAY.com

England lose 54-47 to New Zealand in second match of three-Test series in Hamilton

England lose their series against New Zealand after a 54-47 defeat in the second match of their three-Test series.
BBC News

Related videos from verified sources

Teddy bear hunt goes viral [Video]

Teddy bear hunt goes viral

A book written 30 years ago comes to life to help children under lockdown.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published
New Zealand PM Ardern Urges People To Keep Contacts To A Bare Minimum [Video]

New Zealand PM Ardern Urges People To Keep Contacts To A Bare Minimum

Prime Minister Jacinda Arden Urged New Zealanders to reduce contacts to a bare minimum. The announcement comes as the country prepares for a one-month lockdown to help fight the coronavirus. All..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:32Published
New Zealand announces lockdown over next 48 hours [Video]

New Zealand announces lockdown over next 48 hours

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday (March 23) the country will move into its highest alert level, with all-non-essential services, schools and offices to be shut over the next 48..

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 01:28Published

Related news from verified sources

The wealthiest of Silicon Valley have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food

The wealthiest of Silicon Valley have become super doomsday preppers by buying remote New Zealand properties, getting eye surgeries, and stockpiling ammo and food
· Some of the wealthiest of Silicon Valley have developed a penchant for prepping for the apocalypse in recent years. · Lasik eye surgery, multimillion-dollar...
Business Insider

New Zealand cancel one-day cricket tour of Australia post new travel measures

New Zealand abandoned their one-day cricket tour of Australia on Saturday after Wellington tightened border restrictions to combat the spread of coronavirus. The...
Mid-Day Also reported by •SeattlePI.com

Australia beat NZ at empty SCG

Australia crushed New Zealand by 71 runs in the first one day international at an empty Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. After New Zealand earlier kept the home...
Mid-Day


Tweets about this