Prime Minister to address the nation at 12 noon today
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is to give a statement to the nation at midday on the next steps in the fight against Covid-19.
The statement will be broadcast on RNZ and TVNZ.
Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield will follow with a media conference on the latest situation.
There were 39 confirmed cases in New Zealand as of Friday.
New Zealand has already closed its border to all travellers except NZ citizens, permanent residents, residents with valid travel conditions and their partners and children.
If you have symptoms of the coronavirus, call the NZ Covid-19 Healthline on 0800 358 5453 (+64 9 358 5453 for international SIMs)