29 Mar 2020

Coronavirus recap: Covid-19 in NZ and around the world on 29 March

9:04 pm on 29 March 2020

As Covid-19 spreads around the world, it can be daunting keeping up with the information. For RNZ, our responsibility is to give you verified, up to the minute, trustworthy information to help you make decisions about your lives and your health. We'll also be asking questions of officials and decision makers about how they're responding to the virus. Our aim is to keep you informed.

Today, one person aged in their 70s died due to the virus.

There are 63 new cases of the virus including 60 confirmed cases and three suspected cases.

It brings the total to 514 cases in New Zealand.

Look back over our live blog's posts to see how the day played out.

  • If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs) or call your GP - don't show up at a medical centre

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