20 May 2020 – Ministry of Health Launches contact tracing app

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Min Health / National Close Contact Service

Overview: Ministry of Health Launches contact tracing app
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/latest-updates/nz-covid-tracer-app-released/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, National – other, industry
Evidence/Justification: Cited ethics and privacy advice as well as digital development