In New Zealand recorded the first death from coronavirus

the First death from coronavirus-induced disease was recorded in New Zealand, said the chief sanitary doctor of the country Ashley Bloomfield.

According to him, caused by a coronavirus complications, the woman died, which was more than 70 years.

“This sad news confirms the necessity of transition to the fourth (highest) level of threat to the safety and health of the nation,” said Bloomfield.

currently, the isolation was sent to more than 20 employees of the hospital where the woman was treated for the flu. It is also being tested all contact with her people.

currently in New Zealand identified 514 cases COVID-19.