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Coronavirus: Health boss confirms NZ’s seventh and eighth positive Covid-19 cases – NZ Herald

New Zealand now has eight coronavirus cases• Director-General of Health says the two latest cases involved overseas travellers• It also means the first confirmed case of coronavirus in the South Island• Seventh case a man in Wellington, who came from Australia and has tested positive• He arrived yesterday from Brisbane on Air NZ flight 828• Eighth case is a Danish tourist aged in her 30s who arrived in Auckland via Doha on flight QR920• She then flew from Auckland to Christchurch on Jetstar flight JQ225, then travelled to Queenstown by private rental vehicle• Golden Princess cruise ship passenger a suspected case, ship quarantined in Akaroa• Anyone feeling unwell should ring Healthline on the dedicated Covid-19 number: 0800 358 5453Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield has confirmed New Zealand’s seventh and eighth positive Covid-19 coronavirus cases.The two latest cases involved overseas travellers – and reinforced the need for travel restrictions announced yesterday, Bloomfield said.

Source: Coronavirus: Health boss confirms NZ’s seventh and eighth positive Covid-19 cases – NZ Herald

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