MCDONALD’S addicts in New Zealand got their much-missed fix of fries and burgers as they queued around blocks after Covid-19 rules were eased.
Fast food workers prepare food for drive-through customers as level four Covid-19 restrictions are eased in Christchurch, New Zealand,
McDonald’s restaurants throughout New Zealand reported queues around the block as cooped-up Kiwis patiently waited for their food
“The line was long, but the service was incredible, and there was a very fast-moving queue.
One dad said he had missed his “addiction”, while another man, who couldn’t face the lengthy traffic queues at the drive-thru, said he’d continue making his own burgers at home.
New Zealand on Tuesday recorded just three new cases of the coronavirus, bringing its total infections to 1,472. Reported by Thesun
There have been 19 deaths.
Conditions were eased a little from midnight on Monday to allow some parts of the economy to restart as new infections wane.
Places allowed to reopen included construction sites, and cafes and restaurants that sell takeaway coffees and food.
But, people are urged to continue working from home if they could, and maintain social distancing.
New Zealand downgraded its alert level from four – complete lockdown – to three, which allows more freedom.
The government has said swimming at the beach, a day walk, or fishing from a wharf would be allowed in level three.
Experienced surfers would be allowed to resume their activity, and tramping and biking is fine for day walks on easy trails.