New Zealand to move to new COVID alert system Dec. 3

An Insurance Business Magazine article

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the country will shift into a new alert system to manage Covid-19 on Dec. 3, a step that moves away from the use of lockdowns and will allow all businesses to operate.

All of New Zealand will move into the Covid-19 Protection Framework at midnight on Dec. 2, making Dec. 3 the first day the so-called traffic-light system will be operational, Ardern told a news conference Monday in Wellington. Each region will then be put into red, orange or green settings depending on their vaccination levels and exposure to Covid-19.

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