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New Zealand hits zero active coronavirus cases. Here are 5 measures to keep it that way

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New Zealand is now likely free of COVID-19. But while the pandemic continues elsewhere, strict border controls and face masks are among measures the country will need to keep it that way.

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New Zealand hits zero active coronavirus cases. Here are 5 measures to keep it that way

New Zealand hits zero active coronavirus cases. Here are 5 measures to keep it that way

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