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New Zealand Covid chief’s farewell party ruined … by Covid

Dr Ashley Bloomfield dramatically scales back planned event, including cancelling the karaoke, in face of Omicron surge

New Zealand’s Covid chief has had his farewell party scuppered by a rising wave of Omicron cases.

“We’ve canceled karaoke,” the director general of health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, said when questioned about his plans for farewelling the high-stress role. “We’ll do that later in the year, I hope, if the staff still want to come.”

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