New Zealand has slipped in a new global ranking from number one to the 38th best country to live during the Covid-19 pandemic, NZ Herald reveals. It has now has fallen behind past Covid-19 hotspots such as Brazil and the United States of America. Regarding New Zealand, media outlet Bloomberg’s Covid Resilience Rankings states, “A Delta incursion after months virus-free has left the country in varying degrees of lockdown, still seeking to stamp out infections as it strives to boost vaccination levels.” New Zealand was one of a number of Asia-Pacific nations to drop, with Bloomberg saying the region is “faltering in the era of vaccination”.