3 Apr 2020

Live Covid-19 updates from New Zealand and around the world on 3 April

6:20 pm on 3 April 2020

The Health Minister has apologised for going mountain biking during the lockdown, while the number of cases around the world has topped 1 million.

In other developments today, an Auckland greengrocer that has been trading for 50 has been forced to close its doors, as the government announces new ligislation to help businesses through the economic crisis.

See how the day unfolded with RNZ's live blog here:

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