New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern needed to postpone her wedding because of her own COVID-19 restrictions.

Ardern, 41, put her island country of 5 million individuals under the “red setting” of the country’s pandemic reaction beginning Monday, which restricts the measures of gatherings and fixes mask rules.

“I simply join numerous other New Zealanders who have had an encounter like that because of the pandemic and to any individual who’s up to speed in that situation, I am so heartbroken,” she said, reporting her wedding one weekend from now would need to be postponed.

The new rules come after the nation distinguished nine Omicron cases in a solitary family that traveled to the country’s biggest city, Auckland, for a wedding.

The Labor Party PM has drawn overall consideration for her nation’s severe and strong COVID-19 reaction. New Zealand has detailed only 52 passings from the infection since the beginning of the pandemic. In excess of 90% of the nation is completely vaccinated and in excess of 50% is boosted.

New Zealand hasn’t seen an Omicron spike at this time, however Ardern has said she anticipates that it should occur.

The PM was intending to marry her accomplice, Clarke Gayford, with whom she has a 2-year-old child.

Ardern has been prime minister since 2017 and was elected for a second-term in 2020 in a landslide victory.