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MOE Information regarding Coronavirus


Novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information about Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for the education sector, and parents, caregivers and whānau of learners. 

Please note: the Novel coronavirus pages on MOE website are under active review and are updated regularly.

Coronaviruses are a large and diverse family of viruses which includes the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS).

In January 2020, Chinese authorities confirmed a new type of coronavirus, known as COVID-19 (formerly known as 2019-nCoV).

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