3 Aug 2020

What happens if New Zealand goes back into lockdown?

From Lately, 10:28 pm on 3 August 2020

Border controls and strict isolation and quarantine protocols for arrivals have helped mitigate the threat of Covid-19 in New Zealand but for these restrictions to fully protect us they must catch each and every case of coronavirus infection.

Professor of Law at Otago University, Andrew Geddis, speaks with Karyn about New Zealand's response to identifying Covid-19 including general community testing and contact tracing so that an outbreak is caught early.

A woman walks across an empty intersection in Christchurch, New Zealand, on April 16, 2020. New Zealand is currently in alert level four.

Photo: AFP