Minister for COVID-19 Response
Hon Chris Hipkins
Friday, 6 November 2020
Responsibilities include all aspects of the government's ongoing health response to COVID-19, including matters relating to managed isolation and quarantine (MIQ), border management, testing and contact tracing systems, and managing any resurgence of the virus.
The COVID-19 All-of-Government Response Group, which is a business unit of the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, provides support for this portfolio.
COVID-19 Public Health Response Act 2020