Author: Sam Sherwood

Police are investigating the death of a man who had flu-like symptoms at a Wellington motel last night.

Stuff understands emergency services were called to a motel about 10pm on Sunday night.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/120836407/coronavirus-man-found-dead-in-wellington-motel-after-suffering-flulike-symptoms
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Author: Patrick Gower

Help is on its way to health workers in the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus.

At 5am on Sunday morning, Air New Zealand flight NZ288 came in direct from Shanghai, China.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/04/coronavirus-urgently-needed-protective-equipment-touches-down-in-auckland.html
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Author: Catrin Owen

Surfers are ignoring further advice to stay out of the water during the coronavirus lockdown, with many seen riding the waves at some of Auckland's surf breaks on Sunday.

On Saturday night, new rules were set out in a Health Notice issued by the Director General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/120825454/coronavirus-surfers-continue-to-ride-the-waves-despite-new-lockdown-rules
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Author: Lana Andelane

There are 48 new confirmed cases and 41 probable cases of COVID-19 in New Zealand, the additional 89 cases bringing the country's total to 1039.

The latest figures were announced by the Ministry of Health's Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield during the daily press conference on Sunday.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2020/04/coronavirus-ministry-of-health-confirms-89-new-covid-19-cases-in-new-zealand1.html
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Author: Hannah Kronast

As winter approaches the southern hemisphere, experts predict behaviour changes in coronavirus and humans will impact the spread of the virus.

COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China during the country's winter season before spreading around the world, with the most affected countries all located in the northern hemisphere.

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Testing kits which were headed to the UK have been found to be contaminated with coronavirus.

The Government has said that it aims to boost the rate of tests to 25,000 every day by the end of April at the latest and has asked private companies to help drive up test production.

Article: https://www.msn.com/en-nz/news/world/coronavirus-testing-kits-heading-to-the-uk-found-to-be-contaminated-with-covid-19/
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A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is dangerous fake news and completely false, Britain said on Saturday after masts in several parts of the country were torched.

When asked by a reporter about the so-called "theory" that 5G telecommunications masts could play a role in the spread of the disease, British Cabinet Officer Minister Michael Gove said: "That is just nonsense, dangerous nonsense as well."

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2020/04/coronavirus-experts-slam-5g-conspiracy-theories-as-complete-and-utter-rubbish.html
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Author: Sam Sherwood

A man has been arrested after posting a video coughing and sneezing at fellow shoppers at a Christchurch supermarket.

In the video, posted to Facebook, the man smiles as he coughs and sneezes on shoppers at Fresh Choice supermarket in Barrington.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/120825498/coronavirus-man-arrested-after-filming-himself-coughing-on-fellow-shoppers
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