19 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Siouxsie Wiles on school closures, testing

From Morning Report, 8:10 am on 19 March 2020

As the Covid-19 crises worsens with 20 confirmed cases, the Government is expected to announce more restrictions on mass gatherings.

Earlier this week, when the Prime Minister banned crowds of more than 500, she warned a tougher approach was on the way.

Yesterday Jacinda Ardern said an announcement on mass gatherings would be made in the next 24 hours.

Microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles speaks to Susie Ferguson.