Government warns public to be prepared for Covid outbreak over summer

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 9:51AM
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Photo / NZ Herald

Government warns public to be prepared for Covid outbreak over summer

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 9:51AM

The Covid-19 Response Minister says the key to limiting the impact of a summer outbreak is good planning and preparation.

The Government's rolled out its Covid resurgence plan, and is telling people to take extra supplies while travelling.

Officials are also preparing for at a case at a major event, with attendees having to stay put until the severity of the outbreak is known.

Chris Hipkins told Mike Yardley we have good defences in place but nothing is one hundred percent guaranteed.

“The better prepared we are, the faster we can deal with any potential outbreak, and the less likely summer will be ruined for everyone.”

Hipkins says we have good defences in place but nothing is one hundred percent guaranteed.

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