Home Chinese Virus Let's do this!

Let’s do this!

Author

Date

Category

Covid-19: Alert level 1 decision today

RNZ:

Cabinet will decide today whether to make the move to alert level 1.

It comes as New Zealand marks its 16th day in a row without any new cases.

National Party leader Todd Muller said given the government’s own criteria of 28 days without community transmission there can be no justification for remaining in level 2.

“Every day the government waits to make this shift is another day that businesses sink deeper into debt and the economic crisis in this country worsens,” he said last week.

He said businesses are haemorrhaging, and every day stuck at level 2 is another blow.

The consideration to move to level 1 has been brought forward, following better than expected case numbers – and calls from Labour’s coalition partner New Zealand First

Finance Minister Grant Robertson has said he is as “keen as anyone” to move to level 1 – but Cabinet’s decision will be informed by the latest advice.

Under alert level 1 there will still be strict controls on the border, but all current rules and restrictions on businesses and services will be “essentially lifted”, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said.

Physical distancing measures will be “encouraged” rather than required under alert level 1 and gatherings of any size will be able to take place.

However, people must still adhere to public health measures such as hand washing, staying at home if sick and getting tested for Covid-19 if they show any cold or flu symptoms.

Intensive testing for Covid-19 would continue to take place and contact tracing efforts would remain.

Dependant on Cabinet’s decision Wednesday is the earliest that a move to alert level 1 would go ahead.

Most Kiwis are well and truly already past level 1. Social distancing is no more. Just get out of the way, let those businesses still viable get back to trying to save their business and employees futures.

Previous articleThe shit IS at the top
Next articleHave Your Say

5 COMMENTS

  1. Today is the day she announces that kiwis come out of lockdown at midnight tuesday, but they leave the stzrting blocks as soon as she announces it at 1pm today!
    Will she open the borders to every CCP Virus laden student remains to be seen. Probably trans tasman only!
    She loses some of her sycophants if she does not release us as there is an election coming up!

    8

    0

Recent posts

Pfizer Vaccine Immunity Wanes At 2 Months

Studies Confirm Pfizer Vaccine Immunity Wanes At 2 Months By Megan Redshaw A study from Israel covering 4,800 healthcare workers showed antibody levels waned rapidly after two...

Even 8 Year Olds See Through Cindy’s Bullshit

Got the following from a YSB commentor Here's a kids letter to Cindy, we know how much she loves to show off other kids' fan...

Have Your Say

What's wrong with the above image? They don't need to dress up like hookers. The Liarbour Party is full of weirdos and deviants. Someone...

Nasty Spike Protein

Want to know how nasty the spike protein is? By Celeste McGovern. A six-week-old breastfeeding baby became inexplicably ill with a high fever after his mother received...

Recent comments

Capricorn One on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
waikatogirl on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
Jules on Have Your Say
DylanHunt on Have Your Say
Sooty on Have Your Say
Komata on Have Your Say

The way we all feel about this useless government

Hamilton
clear sky
20.5 ° C
22.2 °
19.6 °
64 %
1.3kmh
0 %
Mon
19 °
Tue
18 °
Wed
18 °
Thu
17 °
Fri
16 °
NZD - New Zealand Dollar
USD
1.4124
EUR
1.6366
AUD
1.0466
CAD
1.1402
GBP
1.9394
JPY
0.0124
CNY
0.2194
INR
0.0188