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New Zealand's Health Minister Resigns After Coronavirus Blunders

1 month ago   |   By Time

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's health minister resigned Thursday following a series of personal blunders during the coronavirus pandemic.
David Clark had earlier described himself as an “idiot” for breaking the nation's lockdown measures and then last week appeared to blame a beloved health official for border lapses, generating an angry response from the public.
Announcing his resignation, Clark said he'd put all his energy into the job.
“But it has become increasingly clear to me that my continuation in the role is distracting from the government's overall response to COVID-19,”...
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New Zealand Health Minister Resigns, Citing Distraction to Covid Fight

1 month ago   |   By Bloomberg

New Zealand's Health Minister David Clark has resigned, saying his remaining in the role would be a distraction from the government's successful response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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New Zealand's health minister resigns after coronavirus criticism

1 month ago   |   By National Post

New Zealand's embattled Health Minister resigned on Thursday after security slip-ups at quarantine facilities where the coronavirus was detected just days after officials declared it had been eliminated from the country.
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