08 May 2020 – New Zealand COVID-19 testing system ready for next phase

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Director General of Health / District Health Boards

Overview: Ministry of health issues assurances that testing capacity is of the standard required for relaxing lockdown measures
Full details here: https://www.health.govt.nz/news-media/media-releases/covid-19-testing-system-ready-next-phase

Type of Justification: Advice and submitted plans from District Health Boards
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: regular contact with DHBs