As it happened: Coronavirus update from Ministry of Health officials in New Zealand

  • 27/01/2020

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

Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield and Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay will be speaking to the media about the response. 

An expert in the UK has warned as many as 100,000 people could be infected with the coronavirus as the deadly disease - which originated in China - continues to spread around the world.