As it happened: Government update on coronavirus rescue flight from Wuhan

Authorities are holding a press conference to give an update on the arrival of the coronavirus rescue flight in Auckland.

Officials from the Ministry of Health and St John are speaking at Auckland Airport following the touchdown of flight NZ1942 from Wuhan.

The plane arrived earlier on Wednesday night carrying 100 New Zealanders, as well as 35 Australians and 70 foreign nationals.

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