12 Jun 2020

Health authorities rethink managed isolation excercise

From Morning Report, 7:47 am on 12 June 2020

While New Zealand is revelling in the freedoms of Alert Level 1, for around 3000 people in hotel quarantine, just getting a bit of fresh air has been a lot more difficult.

Since April, everyone arriving in the country has had to spend 14 days in managed isolation - or higher level quarantine if they have Covid-19 symptoms.

But with more people out on the streets, and no need for physical distancing, health authorities have had to re-think how people in managed isolation can get out for some exercise.

RNZ reporter Sarah Robson has the story.