15 July 2020 – Plan for when new cases of COVID-19 community transmission occurs

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry Health and Civil Defense

Overview: Government sets out isolation and distancing rules in the event of localised outbreaks
Full details here: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/coronavirus/122135884/coronavirus-alert-levels-localised-rather-than-nationwide-lockdown-if-covid19-community-transmission-reemerges?cid=edm:stuff:coronavirus&bid=1286844211

Type of Justification: Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: citing ‘inevitability’ of outbreak and experiences of Melbourne