Christchurch enters COVID-19 Alert Level 2

As-salamu alaykum.

New Zealand is at COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and Auckland is at Alert Level 3 from today at midday for three days. The country is focusing on reducing the virus in New Zealand.

What this means in Canterbury:

  • Schools and education facilities are open
  • Businesses can open premises if they can adhere to strict public health guidelines
  • Gatherings and venues are limited to 100 people
  • Physical distancing applies in public
  • There are  government regulations around contact tracing.
  • Read more here https://covid19.govt.nz/alert-system/alert-level-2/

What this means for you and your community: 

  • Keep track of who you’ve seen: You can socialise in groups of up to 100 people but keep track of who you’ve seen, where you’ve been and when.
  • Continue prayer. Prayers will be held at mosques in groups of up to 100. Seek information from your mosque about what safety measures are in place.
  • Talk to your family: Help your family and others in your community stay informed. Offer support with practical tasks.