Govt mulls easing restrictions in level 2 alert regime

Gavin Evans
Wed, 20 May 2020

Gavin Evans
Wed, 20 May 2020
Options to ease restrictions on social gathering will be considered by the government on Monday as it looks for ways to get the economy moving. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the covid-19 alert system was flexible and the government will look to use different levers when it had confidence it could do so without risking the escalation in case numbers that some other countries have seen as they have lifted restrictions. Increasing the size of permitted gatherings – now limited to 10 people – over time was one option, as was reducing the...
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