16 Mar 2020

As it happened: Covid-19 updates - 16 March

7:37 pm on 16 March 2020

More events have been cancelled or postponed due to Covid-19 concerns, including Polyfest, all Relay For Life events and the Auckland Writers Festival.

  • If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs)

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