25 Jan 2021

Covid-19: New Zealand's risk to grow considerably over the next six months - Baker

From Morning Report, 8:11 am on 25 January 2021

Some of New Zealand's leading epidemiologists have long warned a leak at the border was a very real prospect given perceived shortcomings in the country's managed quarantine process.

There are fears a Northland woman who tested positive to Covid-19, 10 days after undergoing the MIQ process, could spark a spread of the virus in the community.

Professor Michael Baker has called for tougher requirements on travellers wanting to enter the country.

He speaks to Susie Ferguson.