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'Everyone wants to come here': managing NZ's isolation

Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 08 Aug 2020

Rebecca Stevenson
Sat, 08 Aug 2020
Of the more than 60 hotels looked at in Auckland, the minister in charge of covid quarantine Megan Woods says, about 20 fit the criteria to become a managed isolation facility.They must meet a set room size. Have separate bathrooms to ensure no cross-contamination. They need sunlight. Fresh air. The facilities need enough space to allow those going in and those going out to not cross paths. They must also have room for testing, space for common areas, she says, and in-house catering. A critical determinant of which hotels can house those a...

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