SkyCity Auckland set to operate without restrictions

SkyCity Auckland set to operate without restrictions

From Thursday, SkyCity Auckland will be permitted to operate without any Covid-19 related restrictions such as social distancing or limitations on the size of gatherings, the company has announced.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stated on Monday that Auckland no longer needed to operate under special measures. “There is now a 95 percent probability of the cluster being eliminated,” she said at a news conference. “Covid-19 will be with us for many months to come. But we should still mark these milestones.”

After getting the Covid-19 pandemic under control in the early summer, Auckland witnessed a further outbreak in early August which forced SkyCity to once again suspend operations at SkyCity Auckland. On August 31 it was permitted to resume operations under physical distancing and other restrictions.

The firm’s Hamilton and Queenstown facilities have been operating without restrictions since September 22.

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