Once again, New Zealand has shown the world how to handle coronavirus, as it has officially beaten the disease for the second time.

Jacinda Ardern has become a global hero.

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From being hailed for her kindness and compassion, to the way she has battled the coronavirus pandemic, New Zealand's leader has really stood out amongst the rest.

She has easily put other countries to shame...

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Including here in the US, where Trump hasn't been without his fair share of criticism.

Even after testing positive for the virus, he continues to downplay the severity...

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And hasn't exactly been praised for his handling of the ongoing medical crisis.

We aren't even in the same league when it comes to the way New Zealand has handled the virus.

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The nation has been the envy of the world, particularly after passing the 100-day milestone.

Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, has handled the whole pandemic brilliantly.

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From day 1, Ardern wasted no time in locking down her country in an attempt to prevent as much spread of the virus as possible. And it looks like she hasn't let those standards slip...

New Zealand already had a huge advantage in this pandemic.

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The country's isolated location in the South Pacific gave it vital time to see how outbreaks spread in other countries, and Ardern acted accordingly.

Despite having no active cases of the virus at the time...

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Ardern imposed a swift and strict lockdown upon her country, and closed all the borders in the process.

Within the first 3 months, the country reportedly had 1,500 cases of the virus...

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And only twenty-two deaths, a stark comparison to our death toll, which at the same time reached over 166,000.

Ardern's swift decision making seemed to have paid off.

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The country declared itself officially coronavirus free after health officials said the final person known to have been infected had recovered.

This news was amazing.

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Officials went on to announce that all forms of public events can again take place without limitations or social distancing guidelines.

On the country's accomplishment, Ardern said:

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“We are confident we have eliminated the transmission of the virus in New Zealand for now, but elimination is not a point in time, it is a sustained effort."

But she also acknowledged that this doesn't signal the end of the pandemic.

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"We almost certainly will see cases here again … and that is not a sign that we have failed, it is a reality of this virus. But if and when that occurs we have to make sure and we are, that we are prepared."

And sadly she was right...

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After 102 days of zero cases, New Zealand had to return to strict lockdown regulations after 4 members of the same family were confirmed to have coronavirus.

Aukland residents were given instructions to stay at home after the announcement.

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The rest of the nation entered a level two lockdown as more cases were confirmed.

As word got out about the possible lockdown, Jacinda Ardern decided to clear things up in a last-minute press conference.

New Zealand has contact tracing enabling people to self isolate straight away.

All bars, restaurants, and public services were told to close.

This is including schools and colleges.

And it seems as though her quick actions towards the new outbreak have been essential in stopping the spread a second time!

On Monday, Jacinda Ardern lifted all coronavirus restrictions across the country. Just to be safe, Auckland is still in lockdown, even though the infection rate has almost trickled out.

Although Auckland restrictions have eased dramatically, allowing gatherings of up to 100 people...

Ardern said Auckland needs a little more time to recover, and for the virus to die out before restrictions can be completely lifted.

She told reporters in Auckland...

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"Our actions collectively have managed to get the virus under control. This was the center of the outbreak and that's why that caution is needed here."

On Monday the country recorded no new cases of the virus, which is an incredible accomplishment.

Shockingly, the number of cases in the country only reached 1,815, with 25 deaths, which is incomprehensible compared to the number of cases in other countries, especially here in the US.

However, Arden says there is still a possibility of another spike by the end of the month...

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Meaning Auckland still needs to be vigilant.

But the good news is that, for now, Aukland has now beaten coronavirus since the last 6 people affected are on the road to recovery...

And there have been no new cases for 10 days. Ardern said: "I know for many, this one has felt harder, especially for Aucklanders. Despite that, Aucklanders and New Zealanders stuck to the plan that has worked twice now and beat the virus again. Our team of five million, a little more battle-weary this time, did what our national teams do so often: we put our heads down and we got on with it."

She added, "there is now a 95% probability of the cluster being eliminated’, and while COVID-19 will be with us for many months to come… we should still mark these milestones."

While this is fantastic news, Arden doesn't want New Zealanders to get complacent with their newfound freedom, urging people to wash hands and get tested if they develop symptoms.

"I don’t want anyone to think that because we’re at level 1 that COVID-19 is now absent from New Zealand," she added.

Dr. Jin Russell tweeted: "It is such an accomplishment that Auckland will join the rest of NZ in Level 1 on Wednesday midnight – a triumph of public health tracing and lab excellence, and the collective effort of many many NZers. Twice we’ve beaten back COVID-19; let’s keep it at the border now." So it's official guys!

Russell added: "NZ joins a handful of other countries who are literally writing the book on how to deal with this."

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff said: "It’s great news for businesses, which will be able to trade again as normal under level one, providing a welcome boost for the economy. It’s also great news for Aucklanders who can enjoy gathering with friends and family and attending major events as normal."

Ardern has once again shown incredible leadership.

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