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New Zealand announces coronavirus lockdown

24 March 2020 12:49

WELLINGTON. KAZINFORM - New Zealand's prime minister on Monday announced the country will go into lockdown on Wednesday after the first cases of community transmission of COVID-19 were suspected.

The country had 36 new cases Monday, bringing the total to 102. The majority were linked to overseas travel, but two cases are thought to be local transmission.

Source: EFE

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