New Zealand confirms 7 new COVID-19 cases

Wellington: New Zealand reported seven new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement. The new confirmed cases, all from community transmission, took the overall caseload total to 1,258, reports Xinhua news agency. Six were already linked to previous cases in the cluster outbreak, and one remained under investigation, it was […]

New Zealand reports 12 new Covid-19 cases amid 2nd wave

Wellington: New Zealand reported 12 new coronavirus cases on Friday, all linked to to an Auckland family cluster, amid the second and stronger wave of the pandemic in the country. There was also one suspected Covid-19 case reported in Waikato, which is still under observation in a hospital, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said […]

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern (File Photo: IANS)

NZ returns to new normal after last COVID-19 patient’s recovery

Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Monday that the country would return to near-normality after the recovery of its last coronavirus patient and a total relaxation of social restrictions. On Monday midnight, the country will move to alert level 1 (level 4 being total lockdown), removing almost all restrictions previously enforced to […]

Man with coronavirus attends a crowded concert in New Zealand

Auckland: A 30-year-man in New Zealand confirmed to have been infected with the novel coronavirus, had attended a rock concert here recently. The concert which featured US rock band, Tool took place at the Spark Arena. According to health authorities, his partner was confirmed this week to be infected with the virus, newshub.co.nz reported. “He […]