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Jaime Ross puts her completed easter egg in the window. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday announced the Easter Bunny was considered an essential worker during the current national lockdown, which has been in place since 26 March. Under the COVID-19 Alert Level Four restrictions, New Zealanders are not allowed to leave their homes unless for exercise in their local area, to get essential supplies, or if they are an essential worker. As playgrounds are closed and social distancing measures are in place, people have been placing teddy bears and other decorations in windows to help keep children entertained when out of the house.

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  Easter 2020 will be remembered here in Tampa Bay as the hottest on record.  But worldwide, adapting to life with the coronavirus meant change in order to maintain traditions.