On Tuesday, highest increase has been seen as far as COVID-19 cases are concerned from the month of April, 2020. However, the authorities have said that the numbers have not been rising exponentially. Most of the cases have been observed in the Auckland area till now from the time of recent outbreak.
According to the reports, there have been around 41 new cases reported on Tuesday. However, the total number of cases has been 148. Ashley Bloomfield, Director General of Health Chief during a news conference has clarified about the numbers. Among the new cases, 38 of them have come from Auckland whereas only 3 of them have been reported from Wellington. In addition, Bloomfield has also said “It is reassuring that we are not seeing an exponential increase”
For controlling COVID-19 magnificently within the country, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardem has earned a lot of praise. She has relied on controlling the borders to reduce COVID-19 within the country. Following to the recent outbreak, a snap lockdown has been announced also. However, these measures have impacted economy of the country. Therefore, some people have been raising questions also. In the midst of outbreak, people have come to notice that few people have been vaccinated till now.
By Ardem, Level 4 lockdown in the entire country has been extended till the midnight of 27th August. In case of Auckland, restriction is going to be in place till 31st August.