As it happened: Ministry of Health gives update on COVID-19 cases in New Zealand

  • 16/03/2020

This livestream has now ended. 

The Ministry of Health's Director-General Dr Ashley Bloomfield is providing an update on the response to COVID-19.

So far New Zealand has eight confirmed cases of COVID-19. 

On Saturday Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that every person entering New Zealand will be required to self-isolate for 14 days. The only exception is people from Pacific Islands with no confirmed cases. 

Watch the livestream above.