Coronavirus: New maps show which parts of New Zealand are most at risk if there's a new outbreak

A Newshub article.

New maps showing which parts of New Zealand are most vulnerable if there is another COVID-19 outbreak could be used to speed up future pandemic responses, experts say.

Researchers at the University of Canterbury looked at not just age – the biggest factor when it comes to the chance of dying of COVID-19 – but also ethnicity, population density, deprivation, health conditions, smoking rates, linguistic barriers and health service awareness/access to find out what regions would be most at risk in a future outbreak.

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