New Zealand general election likely to be postponed
New Zealand general election is likely to be postponed. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said that if Corona’s cases escalate, the election date could be extended.
New Zealand’s general election is scheduled for September 19, according to a foreign news agency. A three-day lockdown has been imposed in Auckland following cases of the corona virus. The administration has begun searching for people who have contacted the four patients who have suffered from coronary heart disease in recent days.
No cases of corona have been reported in New Zealand for 102 days, normalcy was restored but citizens have been instructed to stay at home for 3 days.
For New Zealand’s general election, the assembly was to be dissolved on Wednesday, August 12, in order to meet the constitutional requirements for the election. However, the assembly will not be dissolved immediately and will be dissolved any time before October 13.
It should be noted that the spread of the corona virus was controlled after only 22 deaths in New Zealand, a country of 5 million people.