More than 100 days without coronavirus: How did New Zealand stop the spread?

New Zealand recently marked 100 days without community transmission of COVID-19.

From the first known case imported into New Zealand on 26 February to the last case of community transmission detected on 1 May, elimination took 65 days.

New Zealand relied on three types of measures to get rid of the virus:

  1. Ongoing border controls to stop COVID-19 from entering the