As it happened: Ministry of Health gives update on coronavirus

  • 31/01/2020

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Officials from the Ministry of Health are holding a press conference in Wellington to update the public on New Zealand's response to the coronavirus. 

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay will be speaking to the media about the response. 

More than 7000 cases of the virus have been confirmed so far, with the death toll standing at 170.