New Zealand, Australia not ready to ease restrictions yet


Lockdown restrictions in New Zealand and Australia will not be lifted just yet, despite the countries showing early signs of success in combating the coronavirus.

Officials in both countries said it is too soon to start easing social distancing rules or reopening the economies.

The rate of new coronavirus cases has reduced significantly, with New Zealand recording 15 new cases and Australia 33 on Monday

New Zealand has implemented a wide-ranging lockdown measures, while Australia has imposed restrictions on many activities.

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