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New Zealand records first death tied to COVID-19

MELBOURNE: New Zealand recorded its first death related to COVID-19, and the number of people infected with the virus rose by 63 cases to a total of 514, Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said on Sunday (Mar 29).

Bloomfield said the woman who died was in her 70s and was initially diagnosed with influenza.

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The New Zealand Herald reported that the woman had tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday morning, before dying in Greymouth Hospital two days later.

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