New Zealand will now require anyone arriving in the Pacific country – including Kiwis themselves – to isolate themselves for 14 days in an effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the new rules, which begin from midnight Sunday local time, will mean New Zealand will have the world’s toughest restrictions yet. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses a press conference in Christchurch, New Zealand. (AP)“Cabinet made far-reaching and unprecedented decisions today because these are unprecedented circumstances,” Ardern said, according to Radio NZ.CLICK HERE FOR FULL CORONAVIRUS COVERAGEThe countries exempt from the restrictions are a handful of Pacific islands that haven’t yet had any cases of COVID-19.New Zealand has had only six confirmed cases of the illness. All of those have been connected with international travelers and there have been no signs of any local outbreaks.“This decision will mean New Zealand will have the widest-ranging and toughest border restrictions of any country in the world,” Ardern added, adding they are encouraging Kiwis to avoid non-essential travel overseas to “reduce the risk of a New Zealander bringing COVID-19 in.”She continued: “We do not take these decisions lightly, we know these travel restrictions will place


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