The government is providing an update on the national response to COVID-19 in New Zealand.
It comes as New Zealand prepares for an urgent nationwide lockdown.
The country is currently under a level 3 alert, and will move to level 4 at 11:59pm on Wednesday. All non-essential businesses will close and Kiwis must go into self-isolation.
A standup will be held at 1pm in Wellington and these people will give an update on the situation:
- All of Government Controller John Ombler - update on Covid-19 national response
- Dr Ashley Bloomfield, Director-General of Health - health update
- Iona Holsted, secretary for education - education update
- Paul Stocks, deputy chief executive MBIE - essential services update
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