New Zealand's Health Minister resigns following lockdown blunders

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Published: July 3,2020 05:03 PM
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July 3, 2020: New Zealand Health Minister David Clark has resigns following lockdown blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.

July 3, 2020: New Zealand Health Minister David Clark has resigns following  lockdown blunders during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark had earlier described himself as an "idiot" for breaking the nation's strict lockdown measures and then last week appeared to blame a beloved health official for border lapses, generating an angry reaction from the public.



While New Zealand's Health response has been praised around the world after it managed to eliminate community transmission of the virus, Clark has been widely ridiculed. Clark intended to remain in parliament as a lower-ranking lawmaker.