Prime Minister of New Zealand
Prime Minister of New Zealand

New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has announced that she and her ministers will receive a 20% wage cut for the next 6 months amid the outbreak of the emerging corona virus.

Ardern said today, at a press conference, that she is "aware of New Zealanders who rely on wage subsidies, face wage cuts, and lose their jobs as a result of the global epidemic. As a delegate 19. Today, I can confirm that my ministers, my government, and the heads of public service will get a wage reduction by 20% for the next 6 months. "

Ardern also added that lowering wages will not affect her government's fiscal policies, but rather aims to show the leadership her government has taken.

To date, New Zealand has recorded 1,386 HIV infections, with 9 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University.