13 Jul 2020

What's behind the spate of escapes from managed isolation?

From Midday Report, 12:44 pm on 13 July 2020

Four people have now escaped managed isolation facilities - all occurring within the space of a week.

Three people left hotels in Auckland and a man fled a Hamilton facility on Friday night - all were found shortly after leaving.

But why has there been a sudden spate of people absconding?

Clinical psychologist at Victoria University, Dougal Sutherland, spoke to Māni Dunlop.