Lately for Monday 8 June 2020
10:20 Alert Level One from Midnight
It's 100 days since New Zealand's first reported case of Covid-19, and today there are no new cases and the last active case has recovered.
From midnight, New Zealand moves to Alert Level One with most restrictions on businesses, services and events removed.
Bryan Crump speaks with Meg Williams, executive director of Tawhiri Trust responsible for major performance events including the New Zealand International Festival of the Arts, the Wellington Jazz Festival and the Lexus Song Quest, as well as wedding host Nigel Herbert from Eagle Ridge Country Estate about public and private events coming out of lockdown
10:45 Hydroxychloroquine studies retracted
It's one of the harder words in the news cycle to say, but Hydroxychloroquine has been popping up in headlines for weeks as debate persists about its use in treating coronavirus. On Friday the authors of two studies looking at the use of the drug to treat Covid 19 retracted their their work.
Dr Susan Morpeth is a Clinical Microbiologist and infectious diseases physician at Middlemore Hospital.