Covid 19 coronavirus: Govt says Kiwis need to be able to come home - regardless of risk level

A NZ Herald article.

The Government has no plans to shut down travel routes from Covid hotspots, such as India, because Kiwis have a right to come home regardless of the Covid-risk they pose.

But Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins is seeking other ways to help keep communities Covid-free, including around pre-departure testing, exercise areas in MIQ facilities, and whether travellers can be rerouted back to New Zealand to keep the numbers down on flights that are more likely to be Covid-infected.

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