• New Zealand leader Jacinda Ardern tests positive for COVID

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has tested positive for COVID-19 but said she still plans to travel to the U.S. later this month for a trade trip and to give the commencement speech at Harvard University.
    Ardern on Saturday posted a photo of her positive test result on Instagram and said she was disappointed to miss several important political announcements over the coming week, including the release of the government's annual budget and a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
    “I'm gutted to miss being there in person, but will be staying in close...
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