New Zealand has become the first country in the world to have eradicated the coronavirus. The Minister of Health in New Zealand has confirmed the last infected individual has recovered and come out of quarantine.
DG Health New Zealand briefed the media about the last patient of coronavirus in the country who is showing no more symptoms of the virus.
Upon eradicating the virus completely, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed the cabinet has decided to remove most restrictions in the country and allow people to resume their normal activities.
After a total of 75 days in lockdown, the Prime Minister has resumed economic and social activities in the country. Moreover, the Prime Minister also took this chance to thank the people of New Zealand in the fight against this pandemic.
As of now, there are no more infected individuals being treated and the last patient of the virus in New Zealand has officially been discharged. Approximately 1500 people were initially infected with the virus of which 22 died and the remaining patients recovered.