New Zealand Lifts State of Emergency as COVID-19 Cases Decrease

By Kyodo News 14 May 2020

SYDNEY—New Zealand on Wednesday lifted its state of national emergency, with the government citing the decreasing numbers of new COVID-19 cases.

The move comes on the eve of New Zealand’s progression to Alert Level 2 restrictions, down from a monthlong national lockdown at Alert Level 4, which began in late March.

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