New Zealand seems to have left the coronavirus behind

New Zealand seems to have left the coronavirus behind

New Zealand has no local coronavirus cases for about a hundred days. Find out all the details in this article. Read on for much more details!

New Zealand has no local coronavirus cases for about a hundred days. Find out all the details in this article. Read on for much more details!

Currently, New Zealand has 22 active cases of coronavirus throughout its territory and none of them were infected by community transmission. Because of this reason, yesterday, the country registered a historical milestone: 100 days ago it did not report a single local case of Covid-19.

New Zealand has 22 active cases of coronavirus throughout its territory and none of them were infected by community transmission.

Ten of those 22 cases of coronavirus occurred in recent returnees who, on the third day of isolation, were investigated by the New Zealand health authorities. Some came from Iraq and India via Qatar, while others from Russia via the United Arab Emirates and from the Philippines via Singapore.

Regarding the vaccination campaign, New Zealand began its campaign in February this year, giving priority to both risk groups and border and health workers. According to the records of Our World in Data, the country has already vaccinated 10.34% of the population.

New Zealand began its campaign in February this year, giving priority to both risk groups and border and health workers.

It should be noted that this month, New Zealand received one million doses of the vaccine developed by Pfizer, so vaccination of the general population is expected to begin soon. For her part, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister, announced that she will be vaccinated when the immunization of the essential population is completed.

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