Ministry of health is currently giving media updates and has confirmed another 85 news cases in New Zealand.
The number of coronavirus cases in New Zealand has risen by 85, with 76 new confirmed cases and nine new probable cases.
It brings the country’s total number of cases, both confirmed and probable, to 368.
One person is intensive care, with eight people in hospital in total.
Director of Civil Defence Emergency Management Sarah Stuart-Black and the Ministry of Health Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield gave an update on the numbers and response to Covid-19 today.
Today is the second day of a four-week nationwide lockdown, however Kiwis are urges to continue to do their bit.
Due to a lag in people being infected and feeling ill, numbers of cases in New Zealand are expected to rise.
People can find more information at the Government’s Covid-19 website.