Ministry of Health updates public on coronavirus response

  • 29/02/2020

The livestream is now over.

The Ministry of Health's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is providing an update on the response to coronavirus.

On Friday, it was confirmed New Zealand has its first case of the deadly disease which has infected tens of thousands worldwide and killed more than 2000.

Earlier on Saturday, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called for calm in the face of panic buying and concern from the public. 

Watch the press conference above.