New Zealand’s biggest city Auckland is under a lockdown level-3 for seven days starting from February 28. The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern said that the lockdown was made necessary as one case of unidentified strain was found in the city. Rest of New Zealand is under lockdown level-2.
Two weeks before also a three-day lockdown was imposed on Auckland when a family of three members was declared COVID-19 infected with the UK mutant strain.
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COVID-19 vaccines are the escape route for the world from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic that has left millions of people dead and impacted all facets of life.
• Pfizer-BioNTech and Oxford-AstraZeneca’s respective COVID-19 vaccines were found to have reduced hospitalization in the UK.
• The two vaccines also proved effective against the contagious UK variant of coronavirus.
• After overcoming challenges related to mass production and distribution, both vaccines were rolled out successfully and administered in many countries.
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