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Cabinet Minute: CAB-20-MIN-0477: COVID-19 Resurgence: Improving Public Health Measures at Alert Level 1

Issue date: 
Thursday, 11 February 2021
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Extract from Cabinet Minute CAB-20-MIN-0477: COVID-19 Resurgence: Improving Public Health Measures at Alert Level 1

Portfolio: COVID-19 Response

On 16 November 2020, Cabinet:

1noted that the November Quarantine cluster contains 5 cases, as at 14 November 2020;

2noted that the Director-General of Health recommends that, while the case investigation is underway, face coverings be made mandatory on:

2.1public transport in Auckland;

2.2public transport originating, ending, or passing through the Auckland region; and

2.3all domestic flights;

3agreed that the use of face coverings should be mandatory on all public transportation services in the Auckland region, including those that start, end or pass through the region;

4agreed that the use of face coverings should be mandatory on all domestic air transport services generally available to the public;

Michael Webster
Secretary of the Cabinet

Last updated: 
Thursday, 11 February 2021

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