12 August 2020 – Staff of outbreak-affected businesses in Auckland ordered to self-quarantine

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: City (Auckland)
Lead People/Agency: Director General Health

Overview: DG Health issues direct order to staff of outbreak-affected businesses to stay home and self-quarantine, under emergency response legislation
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/direction-of-the-director-general-of-health-under-section-701f-of-the-health-act-1956/

Type of Justification: Contact tracing of outbreak patient-zero’s workplace
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government, testing and contact tracing
Evidence/Justification: Rapid response to contain outbreak