Covid-19 Response Secretary Chris Hipkins and Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield will hold a press conference at 4:00 p.m. at the Beehive.
The Department of Health has confirmed it is examining a positive test result in a person who has left a managed isolation facility.
Epidemiologist Michael Baker told 1 NEWS that a borderline case of Covid-19 would make it easier to contact Trace.
« A connection to the border is always a relief because it is a There are limited numbers of people to be tracked. «
The latest Covid-19 figures released today by the Department of Health say there are eight new cases of the virus in managed isolation, which is the total number of cases increased to 79.
A live stream of today’s press conference can be viewed from 4:00 p.m. on the 1 NEWS website, on the Facebook page and on TVNZ1.