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Watch live: Two new cases of Covid-19 reported in NZ

Apr 29, 2020

There have been just two new cases of Covid-19 reported in the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry has revealed.

Director General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield said the two new cases were made up of one confirmed and one probable case.

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is also set to speak at today's update.

Dr Bloomfield told Morning Report that the increase of New Zealanders congregating at level 3 appears to be at expected levels, not worrying levels.

Meanwhile, The World Health Organisation has labelled New Zealand's response to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic as world-leading, but also warned against complacency.

Ardern yesterday also warned New Zealanders would need to be more vigilant under the loosened restrictions.

Yesterday there were two new confirmed cases of Covid-19 reported in New Zealand, and one new probable case - bringing the total number of cases to 1472.

More to come...

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