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COVID-19 Status update New Zealand

As at today 06th March 2020, New Zealand has 3 confirmed cases with another likely to be confirmed today (A family member of one of the 3).  All cases are in self-isolation and none require medical treatment.

TRAVEL:

People who have been present in mainland China or Iran, 14 days prior to entry, are banned from entering New Zealand.  This decision will be reviewed every 48 hours and the Government will decide on or before Tuesday 10 March 2020 whether the travel restrictions need to remain in place.

If arriving in New Zealand from Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Northern Italy or South Korea (Republic of Korea) you should self-isolate for 14-days upon arrival.

SCHOOLS & BUSINESS:

Currently New Zealand is operating as normal.  The NZ government is monitoring the situation closely and believes that we have the precautions and systems in place to keep the virus from a widespread outbreak.  

WOBURN’S PRECAUTIONS:

  • Contingency plan for all office staff to have access to work from home
  • Frequently checking government updates on NZ status, travel bans etc. 
  • Checking other reputable sources for updated information
  • Field Consultants:
    • Carry Hand Sanitizer
    • Disinfectant wipes
    • Contact Head Office immediately if they have any concerns

WOBURN’S POLICY CHANGE:

Any assignee coming into NZ from mainland China, Iran, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Northern Italy or South Korea (Republic of Korea) are required to self-isolate for 14 days in NZ prior to meeting with our field consultants.  This is a per the NZ government advice to travelers.