New Zealand drops stringent coronavirus restrictions, starts reopening

Posted by on May 14, 2020 12:39 pm
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New Zealand — lauded for its stringent lockdown measures during the coronavirus pandemic — dropped most of its restrictions as the country reported no new cases of the deadly bug for a third straight day Thursday. Malls, retail stores and restaurants are opening their doors Thursday in the South Pacific nation of 5 million, and…