28 March 2020 – Ministry of Health releases guidance for wearing protective equipment for people in essential jobs

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Ministry of Health releases guidance for wearing protective equipment for people in essential jobs, with facemasks and gloves recommended only if workers are within 1m of people with potential COVID-19 symptoms.
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/guidance-for-wearing-protective-equipment/

Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation