Strict new rules for flight crew to reduce the risk of Covid-19 will come into effect tonight

A Stuff article.

From 11.59pm on Sunday, crew on domestic flights transferring passengers to managed isolation facilities will be subject to Covid-19 tests to reduce the risk of the virus spreading.

The requirement is one of a series of strict new rules for air crew that will come into effect at midnight on Sunday.

Health Minister Chris Hipkins said the measures added to the defence against Covid-19 entering New Zealand.

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