As it happened: Ministry of Health update on coronavirus response

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

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay will answer question about the virus and what precautions New Zealand is taking. 

The virus has killed at least 304 people in China and has spread to more than 20 countries.

There are still no recorded cases in New Zealand.

Watch the video.