Ardern insists lockdown is working – but cases are rising

An Insurance Business Magazine article.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said a nationwide lockdown is working and she remains committed to stamping out a Delta outbreak of coronavirus even as case numbers continue to grow.

“Overall, lockdown is having an impact,” Ardern told a news conference Thursday in Wellington. “No-one wants to use lockdowns forever and I can tell you now that is not our intention. But for now, while we vaccinate, elimination is the goal, and we can do it.”

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