28 Feb 2020

New Zealand's first Covid-19 case confirmed - press conference

From Checkpoint, 6:30 pm on 28 February 2020

One case of Covid-19 coronavirus has been confirmed in New Zealand. Health Minister David Clark and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield have held a press conference discussing the case.

Dr Bloomfield says people in the same row as individual on flight from Bali and all those two rows behind & ahead will be contacted by Ministry of Health officials and required to self-isolate for 14 days.