New Zealand’s prime minister has given some Kiwis an early Christmas present as she announced that newly relaxed Covid-19 restrictions, based on a ‘traffic light system’, allow for orgies of up to 25 people.
Speaking in an interview with New Zealand’s Seven Sharp on Friday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said that the traffic light system, which is being implemented as the country reopens from strict Covid-19 measures, would allow for the most intimate of gatherings.
Ardern was asked about the details of traffic lights and he confirmed that dating is still possible. “I can confirm that Tinder liaisons have reopened,”She added, “it’s not strictly embedded in the traffic light system but um, it is a given, up to 25 actually, in a red area.”
New Zealand adopted a traffic light system that allows freedoms to be granted based on where people reside in green, amber and red areas. Global fears over the Omicron variant of vaccine-induced immunity led to this decision.
It has maintained strict borders restrictions and had some of most restrictive Covid-19 rules worldwide during the pandemic. Ardern stated that authorities have been working diligently to prevent the introduction of the Omicron strain into the country.