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Wuhan coronavirus: New Zealand confirms first case

Christian Fernsby |
New Zealand has confirmed its first case of the coronavirus in someone who returned from Iran, but said the chances of a community outbreak remains low.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS    NEW ZEALAND   

The patient in their 60s tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus today.

They are being treated in Auckland City Hospital and their condition is improving, a Health Ministry statement said.

"Although we have our first case of Wuhan coronavirus, the chances of community outbreak remain low," the ministry said.

Public health officials have begun tracing the patient's contact history and will test the individual's family members for the virus.


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