New Zealand will reopen its borders when it reaches 90% of the vaccinated population

New Zealand will reopen its borders when it reaches 90% of the vaccinated population

  • The number of immunized people is currently up to 68%

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has set a goal Reaching 90% of full vaccination to start reopening the countryAfter announcing the end of the strict quarantine policy. The peripheral state authorities, who did not specify a date for when they would reach the mark, administered the two doses of Serum Against covid-19 a More than 68% of the population Goal. Ardern, whose government has been praised around the world for making a request, said Strict and fast insurances covid-19 epidemic with few cases, during a press conference in Wellington.

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Upon reaching the target, the state will begin implementing a new system, regulated in traffic light colors and where green indicates normal and red hazards, to regulate the reopening of businesses and other institutions. The president also indicated that the city of Auckland, with a population of 1.7 million, the most populous in the country and which has been under confinement since mid-August, will come out of isolation measures when it can reach the aforementioned mark which is: vaccination.

New Zealand, which notified on Friday 129 new local infections Of COVID-19, more than 5,300 infections (probable and confirmed) have accumulated since the beginning of the pandemic, including 28 deaths and more than 820 active cases.

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