Research reveals staggering cost of NZ's lockdown

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Sep 2020, 11:41AM

Research reveals staggering cost of NZ's lockdown

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 11 Sep 2020, 11:41AM

Staggering new numbers out this morning, regarding our lockdown costs.

The research shows New Zealand's lockdown, prevented around 1000 deaths at a cost of $8.5 million for each year of life saved.

It also costed the pandemic in terms of GDP at $87 billion.

Economist Martin Lally fronted the research and joined Mike Hosking to crunch the numbers.

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