6 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Gisborne illegal community checkpoints gain support

From Morning Report, 7:37 am on 6 April 2020

Illegal community checkpoints on the East Coast are being credited for the low presence of Covid-19 in the region.

Gisborne has just one case of the virus, and experts say its strategy could be critical in preventing outbreaks in rural communities.

The mayor is so confident in the effort she wants the government to call in the army to help.

Mackenzie Smith reports.