Coronavirus

Govt flying blind on unknown number of MIQ workers

Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 14 Apr 2021

Months after border worker testing records became an issue, there are still holes in the system.
Pattrick Smellie
Wed, 14 Apr 2021
The government is flying blind on an unknown number of workers exposed to international travellers at airports, ports and managed isolation facilities whose employers are not currently sharing covid-19 testing data with the Ministry of Health.This gap in the border worker testing system will remain unplugged for another fortnight while the ministry upgrades the software currently used by the majority of border worker employers to report testing statistics.It will not be until April 27 that all people working at the border or in MIQ facilities w...

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