“I don’t think there’s any comparison between New Zealand’s current cluster and the tens of thousands of cases that are being seen daily in the United States,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday.

WELLINGTON, Aug. 17, 2020 — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends a press conference held in the parliament building Beehive in Wellington, New Zealand, on Aug. 17, 2020.
Jacinda Ardern confirmed on Monday that the general election will be held on Oct. 17, four weeks after Sept. 19 when the poll was originally scheduled for. (Photo by Guo LeiXinhua via Getty) (Xinhua/Guo Lei via Getty Images)