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New Zealand Eases Coronavirus Curbs , Public Gatherings Can Now Have 100 People

File photo of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. (Image: Reuters)

File photo of New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. (Image: Reuters)

Authorities will reconsider the nation's alert setting, now at level 2, on June 8, with a move to level 1 to be considered no later than June 22, Ardern told a news conference following a cabinet meeting.

New Zealand is easing back curbs on the size of gatherings to 100 people from 10, as it relaxes measures to limit the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday.

Authorities will reconsider the nation's alert setting, now at level 2, on June 8, with a move to level 1 to be considered no later than June 22, Ardern told a news conference following a cabinet meeting.

first published:May 25, 2020, 10:58 IST