The Government is set to begin its daily press conference updating the nation on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic at 1pm and will reveal the number of new cases. Yesterday had biggest jump in new casesIt comes as Dr Bloomfield revealed that yesterday across New Zealand there were 76 new confirmed cases and 13 new probable cases (a total of 89 new cases), bringing the total number of cases in the country to 797. "The goal is to get the number of cases right down again, and as soon as we can. "We want to be able to release, or step down from, Alert Level 4 to Alert Level 3. The SDHB area yesterday had 118 cases, still higher than anywhere else in New Zealand, including Waikato (117) and Auckland (116).
Source: Otago Daily Times April 02, 2020 23:48 UTC