New Zealand's PM Arden Announces a Three-Day Nationwide Lockdown

Published August 17th, 2021 - 06:30 GMT
First covid-19 case detected in New Zealand
The first Covid-19 case reported after 6 months in New Zealand

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern announced three days nationwide lockdown on Tuesday night after detecting the first local Covid-19 case in 6 months.

A 58-year-old man from Auckland had tested positive for Covid-19 virus. He is believed the first local case in 170 days and NZ officials are worried that he is infected with the Delta variant, media sources reported.

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