Kerre McIvor: Gobsmacking incompetence by health officials is disgraceful

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Newstalk ZB,
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Thu, 18 Jun 2020, 10:45AM
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Kerre McIvor: Gobsmacking incompetence by health officials is disgraceful

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 18 Jun 2020, 10:45AM

"I didn't think things could get much worse after the news yesterday that two women left managed isolation, tiki toured to Wellington and tested positive for Covid.  

It showed up the incompetence of Ministry of Health officials and a clear failure of the system.

A system we were led to believe was robust and capable of protecting New Zealanders from Covid 19. And yet yesterday, from the 1pm press conference, it seemed that every hour on the hour, another piece of gob smacking incompetence was revealed.

The Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield fronted for the Mike Hosing Breakfast this morning to give him his credit but his attempts to minimise the failure of his officials was woeful.

Listen to the full editorial by Kerre McIvor above

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