As it happened: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern provides update on COVID-19 coronavirus response

  • 04/03/2020

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is giving an update at the Beehive on what was discussed during a meeting of ministers overseeing New Zealand's coronavirus response. 

It follows the announcement on Wednesday that a second case of COVID-19, or coronavirus, has been confirmed in New Zealand and that two schools are on alert. 

Ardern told reporters on Wednesday there is no cause for alarm.