As it happened: Ashley Bloomfield, Chris Hipkins give COVID-19 cases and vaccine update

  • 18/02/2021

The Director-General of Health and COVID-19 Response Minister will provide an update on New Zealand's coronavirus cases on Thursday afternoon.

Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Chris Hipkins are scheduled to speak at a press conference from the Beehive Theatrette at 1pm.

They are also expected to give further details about our coronavirus vaccine rollout plan.

Vaccines will be administered from Saturday, with frontline border workers the first to get the jab.

Watch the press conference above.