US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — In New Zealand, the coronavirus epidemic has ended: the last of those infected with COVID-19 have recovered. This was stated by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. In this regard, restrictive measures to combat the spread of infection are being lifted in the country.
“We are confident that we have stopped the spread of the virus in New Zealand, and not because the time has come, but thanks to continuous efforts,” said Ardern.
However, according to Independent, there will remain enhanced border controls. Everyone entering New Zealand will be tested for coronavirus.
The restriction regime was in effect in the country for 75 days. According to the Ministry of Health in New Zealand, for the entire period of the pandemic in the country, 1,154 people were infected, and died 22. The last case of COVID-19 was recorded in the state 17 days ago. Since then, 40,000 coronavirus tests have been performed.
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