Livestream: Ministry of Health, Police Commissioner's update on COVID-19 response

The Ministry of Health and New Zealand Police have given the latest updates on the national response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Commissioner of Police Mike Bush provided updates on the national response, while the Ministry of Health's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield released the latest information regarding the public's health.

Dr Bloomfield announced that New Zealand's COVID-19 case total has risen by 78, including five new probable cases, bringing the total to 283. Twenty-seven people have recovered from the virus.

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