Govt beefs up spending for quarantine to June 2022

Govt beefs up spending for quarantine to June 2022
Rebecca Howard
The government poured cold water on the idea life will return to normal in 2021, announcing it was beefing up funding to support quarantine facilities for another 18 months.“We are committed to continuing our sustained approach of keeping covid-19 out, preparing for it, and stamping it out, for as long as it takes, and have funded that for another 18 months if needed,” Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said.He noted “exciting developments on the vaccine and safe travel zone fronts” but said managed isolation and q...

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