New Zealand claimed Monday it had "eliminated" the coronavirus as the country announced the easing of restrictions from "level four" to "level three," with new cases in single figures. As of 14 May 2020, the country has a total of 1,497 cases (1,147 confirmed and 350 probable), of which 65 are currently active, and 21 people have died from the virus. The deserted highway was just one manifestation of New Zealand’s resolute response to the COVID-19 outbreak. On the far southern tip of New Zealand, sparsely populated Stewart Island has been closed off from the world during the coronavirus pandemic. Under stringent lockdown orders, … New Zealand has 18 new coronavirus cases today and a total of 1330 cases. Back when COVID-19 wasn't the only thing on everyone's minds, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the date for New Zealand's 2020 election before updating the country on coronavirus. HAVELOCK NORTH, New Zealand — It has been less than two weeks since New Zealand imposed a coronavirus lockdown so strict that swimming at …

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — New Zealand, the first major country to see the sun rise every day, may also be the first to get a good look at life after COVID-19. New Zealand's government claims the country could have seen thousands of coronavirus cases every day if strict lockdown measures hadn't been implemented.

The first case of COVID-19 in New Zealand during the 2019–20 COVID-19 pandemic was reported on 28 February 2020. After weeks of lockdown, New Zealand has achieved its ambitious goal of eliminating the coronavirus. New Zealand has 1,497 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19.More information is available on our current cases page.. Early and decisive nationwide action from New Zealand's government put the small country on track to weather its coronavirus outbreak better than most. The coronavirus has been trending down in New Zealand since April 5, when 89 confirmed cases were announced. On Thursday, its 5 million citizens woke up to a reality both different and familiar, as relaxed rules come into effect. Current situation.

The deserted highway was just one manifestation of New Zealand’s resolute response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Alert Level 2. After weeks of lockdown, New Zealand has achieved its ambitious goal of eliminating the coronavirus. On Thursday 14 May New Zealand moved to Alert Level 2 - Reduce.. Find out about Health and disability services at Alert Level 2.; More information about Alert Level 2 is available on the COVID 19 website.

New Zealand is reportedly among 62 nations that have come together to back Australia's call for an independent inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus pandemic. 471 people have now recovered from the virus and there are no additional deaths.