18 Mar 2020

Experiencing New York City's Covid 19 response

From Lately, 10:30 pm on 18 March 2020

The number of cases in New York City have surpassed 800, and in the tri-state area - that's New Jersey, Connecticut and New York.

More than 1600 people have tested positive for the virus, with 75 deaths. Karyn speaks with New Zealander Sarah Smith who lives in Manhattan with her husband and three children.

A man wearing protective facemask amid fears of the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus, on March 15, New York City, USA.

Photo: AFP