AP report. This comes following New Zealand this year experiencing its first major outbreak as the omicron variant has rapidly spread.
Jacinda Ardern on Saturday took to Instagram to post 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 touch with the team and sharing some reckons from here," she wrote.
Ardern, who is fully vaccinated, had been isolating at her Wellington residence since Sunday after her fiancé Clarke Gayford tested positive for the virus.