- New Zealand Temporarily Bans Entry of Travelers From India Due to COVID - Prime Minister
New Zealand Temporarily Bans Entry Of Travelers From India Due To COVID - Prime Minister
Muhammad Irfan 3 days ago Thu 08th April 2021 | 03:07 PM
New Zealand suspended entry of travelers from India from April 11-28 due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister, said on Thursday
NEW DELHI (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 08th April, 2021) New Zealand suspended entry of travelers from India from April 11-28 due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, Jacinda Ardern, the prime minister, said on Thursday.
"I am announcing that we are temporarily suspending entry into New Zealand for travelers from India. This will take effect from 4:00 pm on April 11, this Sunday. That allows us time to draft the legal orders that will be required. This temporary suspension will remain in place till April 28," Ardern said during a briefing.
India occupies third place by number of registered COVID-19 cases. The country has so far registered around 12.9 million cases. More than 11.8 million people have recovered, and about 166,000 have died of the disease.