New Zealand plans to lift all restrictions next week after successful fight against COVID-19 

Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern announced plans to remove all restrictions imposed against coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after a successful fight against the disease.
Ardern said that their strategy of “go hard, go early” has paid off beyond their expectations. This is the reason they plan to lift all social distancing measures and mass gatherings by next week, although borders will remain closed.
The country has recorded no case for the 11th straight day, and currently only has one active case.
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“We will be one of the first countries in the world to return to this level of normality so quickly,” she said.
The Prime Minister added that they will arrive at a final decision about the matter on June 8.
New Zealand has been lauded for its early response at the start of the pandemic, enforcing a strict lockdown for nearly two months, shutting down businesses, and ordering everyone to stay at home.
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