New Zealand goes 100 days with no COVID-19 transmission

New Zealand, a country of about 4.8 million, has now gone 100 days without a single locally transmitted case of COVID-19, according to news reports. 

The last COVID-19 case acquired locally from an unknown source was reported on May 1, BBC News reported, around the time that lockdown measures began to ease. In late March, the South Pacific island implemented one of the strictest lockdowns in the world, “a lockdown so severe that even retrieving a lost cricket ball from a neighbor’s yard was banned,” The New York Times reported

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