Lesson of New Zealand

After weeks of lockdown, New Zealand has achieved its ambitious goal of eliminating the coronavirus.

But the country isn't celebrating yet.

Over the past few days, newly diagnosed infections have been in the single digits. And on Monday, New Zealand reported just one new case.

"That does give us confidence that we've achieved our goal of elimination, which never meant zero but it does mean we know where our cases are coming from," Ashley Bloomfield, New Zealand's Director General of Health, said on Monday, adding that there was only one case since April 1 where authorities were still investigating the source of infection.

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