20 April 2020 – Prime Minister extends lockdown, outlines plan to move to Level 3

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: General announcement on easing national lockdown
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

Overview: Government announces schedule for easing lockdown restrictions. Extends initial lockdown for one week and then plans to move to Alert level 3 for two weeks (April 27) and to alert level 2, two weeks after that (May 11)
Full details here: https://www.beehive.govt.nz/speech/prime-minister%E2%80%99s-remarks-covid-19-alert-level-decision-%E2%80%93-april-20

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Type of Justification: Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Tracing capacity was cited as a factor in being able to reduce restrictions, pending case numbers at end of week