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Watch live: Latest Covid-19 National Response Update

Mar 25, 2020
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Government officials are giving an update on the the Covid-19 national response, the latest health update, border issues and an essential services update.

The country is preparing to go into a full lockdown for alert level 4 from 11.59pm tonight, for a minimum of four weeks.

Speakers at today’s media conference include; Director General of Civil Defence Emergency Management Sarah Stuart-Black, Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Immigration NZ national manager Peter Elms and MBIE deputy chief executive Paul Stocks.

Latest details:

  • The majority of cases still have a direct link to overseas travel, or have attended a known event, or a cluster.
  • 9780 is the total number of tests undertaken so far.
  • 6 people are in hospital throughout NZ, all stable, none in ICU. Three of those people are in Wellington hospital.
  • 205 is the total number of confirmed and probable cases in NZ – Dr Bloomfield.
  • 47 cases are confirmed, three are probable cases.
  • 50 new or probable cases in NZ – Dr Ashley Bloomfield
  • Dr Bloomfield says the he expects the numbers to increase for at least the next 10 days.
  • Five Marist College in Mount Albert students confirmed to have Covid-19.

Watch the media conference here:

 

As Covid-19 spreads around the world, it can be daunting keeping up with the information. For RNZ and What’s on Invers our responsibility is to give you verified, up to the minute, trustworthy information to help you make decisions about your lives and your health. We’ll also be asking questions of officials and decision makers about how they’re responding to the virus. Our aim is to keep you informed.

 

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