18 May 2022

MPs scrutinise Covid-19 response as deaths near 1000

From Midday Report, 12:09 pm on 18 May 2022

MPs have taken up the chance to scrutinise the government's Covid-19 response, including contact tracing, testing, and vaccination.

The Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins and health officials spoke to the Health Select Committee this morning.

It comes as Aotearoa creeps closer to 1000 deaths related to the virus.

RNZ's health correspondent Rowan Quinn is covering the briefing and spoke to Māni Dunlop.