‘Despite best efforts’, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern informed on Saturday (May 14, 2022) that “despite best efforts”, she has tested positive for Covid-19. Ardern, who has been fully vaccinated, posted a photo of her positive test result to Instagram and said she was “desperate” to miss several important political announcements in the coming week, […]
 


‘Despite best efforts’, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern informed on Saturday (May 14, 2022) that “despite best efforts”, she has tested positive for Covid-19. Ardern, who has been fully vaccinated, posted a photo of her positive test result to Instagram and said she was “desperate” to miss several important political announcements in the coming week, including the government’s annual budget. Issuance and includes plans to reduce greenhouses. Gas emissions.

Ardern from Sunday after his fiancée Clark Gayford tested positive for the virus. She was isolated at her Wellington residence. She also revealed that her three-year-old daughter Neve had tested positive for the virus on Wednesday.

 

 

“Despite best efforts, unfortunately I have joined the rest of my family and have tested positive for COVID 19. We have been in isolation since Sunday when Clarke first tested positive. Nev tested positive on Wednesday and I returned a weak positive last night and a strong one this morning,” the 41-year-old wrote in his caption.

 

Under New Zealand health rules, people will have to isolate for seven days if someone in their household tests coronavirus positive.

“A lot of important things are happening for the government this week – releasing our emissions reduction plan on Monday and the budget on Thursday. I personally missed being there but will be in close touch with the team and sharing some calculations from here,” Ardern said.

 

She added that “for anyone else out there, isolated or dealing with COVID, I hope you take good care of yourself!”

In his post, Ardern did not describe his symptoms, although his office said in a statement that he began experiencing symptoms on Friday.

Ardern, in particular, has become the latest in a long list of world leaders to have contracted the virus. , The first and most severe cases were British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was hospitalized for a week in April 2020 before vaccines were available.

New Zealand has experienced its first major outbreak this year as the Omicron variant spread rapidly.