In the country identified 1, 497 cases of infection with coronavirus.

SYDNEY, may 13. /TASS/. the New Zealand Government terminated the state of emergency was imposed on 25 March due spread of the new coronavirus, and announced the beginning of a national transition. This was announced by Minister of civil defense of the country Peeni Henare.

“a state of Emergency throughout New Zealand cancelled and declared a national transitional period as the country prepares to go to the second level of threats to the security [and public health] in connection with COVID-19 (a disease caused by a coronavirus — approx. TASS)”, — stated in the message of the head of Department published on the website of the government of the country.

the Transition period went into effect Wednesday afternoon may 13 local time (03:00 GMT) and podejstvuet throughout the country within the next 90 days unless terminated earlier or extended for a longer period. At the time of the national transition period the head of Department for civil defense and emergency situations Sarah Stewart-black will retain the expanded powers for the speedy recovery of the country’s infrastructure and its economy after the lifting of restrictions imposed on the background of the spread of coronavirus.

currently in New Zealand revealed 1 497 cases of infection with coronavirus. In hospitals there are 2 people with a disease caused by a virus, another 72 patients receiving treatment on an outpatient basis. Cured 1 402 people died due coronavirus infection 21 patients. In the last 48 hours in the country was not revealed new cases of infection.