INDEPENDENT NEWS

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 02/03/20: COVID-19 Response

Published: Mon 2 Mar 2020 05:40 PM
Video of PM Ardern’s Post Cabinet Press Conference is available here: New Zealand Labour Party - #LIVE: Post-Cabinet Press Conference 2 March 2020
Today Cabinet was focused on the response to protect NZers from COVID-19.
Ardern outlined her witnessing firsthand of attempts around the country exemplified that we have an “exemplary and robust” plan in place across healthcare and borders.
Ardern outlined that the global situation continues to change rapidly and that effective border management remains the first line. Although scientific knowledge continues to evolve, the Government t has taken a precautionary approach by extending travel bans currently in place.
The extensions also include restrictions on Northern Italy and South Korea are asked to register with HealthLine via a Govt issued form and to self-isolate.
Ardern also discussed the Government’s measures on supporting the economy and the focus on regional businesses and transitioning affected workers into new employment opportunities.
The Director-General of health also gave a press conference after this standup.
A full Press Release from the Ministry of Health is located here.
The Scoop Team
Scoop Independent News
Scoop is NZ's largest independent news source; respected widely in media, political, business and academic circles for being the place on the internet for publishing "what was really said", and for the quality of its analysis of issues.

Next in Comment

Fatuous Defence: Australia’s Guided Missile Plans
By: Binoy Kampmark
Cambodia's Hun Sen Feels Politically Vaccinated
By: Richard S. Ehrlich
Foreign Correspondent: My Final Column?
By: Reese Erlich
Brawling Over Vaccines: Export Bans And The EU’s Bungled Rollout
By: Binoy Kampmark
Trump Evades Conviction Again As Republicans Opt For Self-preservation
By: The Conversation
Let The Investigation Begin: The International Criminal Court, Israel And The Palestinian Territories
By: Binoy Kampmark
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILE © Scoop Media