As it happened: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's daily update on COVID-19 response

  • 02/04/2020

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is holding her daily update on the Government's response to COVID-19 and will be joined by Finance Minister Grant Robertson. 

The Prime Minister is expected to announce details of a leave scheme for essential workers, such as supermarket staff and medical professionals. 

Ardern's press conference follows the Ministry of Health's confirmation of 76 new cases of the coronavirus in New Zealand, bringing the total to 797. 

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