New Zealand eliminates COVID-19 with zero active cases reported

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks at the art gallery of the national museum Te Papa in Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday, May 28, 2020. New Zealand national museum Te Papa re-opened on Thursday after closing for more than two months to protect the public from the risk of COVID-19. (Guo Lei/Xinhua via ZUMA Wire/TNS)

New Zealand reported zero active cases of Covid-19 for the first time since the pandemic reached its shores, indicating it has achieved its aim of eliminating the virus.