16 June 2020 – Two new cases after more than 3 weeks of being COVID-free

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director General Health

Overview: Government announces two new cases after more than 3 weeks covid-free. New cases from overseas and left isolation on compassionate exemptions. Government suspends further compassionate exemptions
Full details here: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/media-releases/two-new-cases-covid-19-0

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, community testing
Source of Evidence or Justification: community testing site
Evidence/Justification: testing reveal two cases in women allowed to leave isolation early