'Big Mac Will Have to Wait': Lines Form at McDonald's as New Zealand Eases COVID-19 Restrictions

Long lines of cars were seen at McDonald’s drive-thrus in New Zealand on April 28 as locals got their first taste of fast food in five weeks after COVID-19 restrictions were downgraded.

Fast-food outlets across New Zealand were allowed to reopen for contactless drive-thru and delivery services as the nation moved from level 4 to level 3 of its lockdown measures.

New Zealand had 1,180 confirmed cases of coronavirus on April 27, with 80 per cent of those cases recovered according to the country’s health authorities. There had been 19 deaths in New Zealand attributed to the virus. Credit: Jaimie Keay via Storyful