“Unacceptable failure”: New Zealand has called in the army after the fiasco of the quarantine Covid-19 | world News


The Prime minister of new zealand Jacinda Ardern has called an “unacceptable failure” an error quarantine which meant that two arrivals of Great Britain have left the isolation managed in New Zealand without having been tested for the coronavirus – which they have subsequently been diagnosed.”This would never have had to happen and this can not be repeated,” said Ardern Wednesday, adding that the defence forces it would oversee now the quarantine of new arrivals and auditeraient the quarantine process.

Ardern also said that it would remove temporarily the exemption of compassion under which the couple were released from quarantine early.

Health officials are 320 people that are considered “close contacts” of women and they will be invited to be tested. Close contacts could include passengers on their flight to New Zealand and other travelers in quarantine at their Auckland hotel, and the staff of the hotel and the flight crew. The women were now isolated with a parent, officials said.


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