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New Zealand: No new COVID-19 cases for 15 days

With one active case, country set to lift restrictions Monday

Recep Sakar   | 06.06.2020
New Zealand: No new COVID-19 cases for 15 days A woman is seen empty Lambton Quay, main shopping precinct, during the lockdown due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Wellington, New Zealand on April 3, 2020. ( Mike Clare - Anadolu Agency )

MELBOURNE, Australia 

New Zealand has not recorded a new coronavirus case for 15 days, authorities said Saturday. 

Health officials said was one active case of the deadly infection in New Zealand was detected May 22 and not a single case has since been reported.

The total number of cases stand at 1,504 with 22 deaths.

New Zealand is set to lift COVID-19 restriction Monday.

The pandemic has killed nearly 395,000 worldwide, with more than 6.7 million confirmed cases and over 2.7 million recoveries, according to figures compiled by US-based Johns Hopkins University.

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