Limited visibility for managed isolation planning

Paul McBeth
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

The country’s managed isolation and quarantine units are struggling to keep up with a rapidly increasing number of returning Kiwis, with limited visibility into airline manifests. A review found that while the system is not broken, it is under “extreme stress” and not able to easily respond to the growing demands placed on it, with a 73 percent increase in the number of returning people since facilities were first stood up in late March. “Increased traveller numbers continue to challenge the provision of accommodation and staff are only a...
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