The Holiday Inn near Auckland Airport is planned to house both the infected and uninfected – raising questions about how this affects risk of intra-facility transmission, Newsroom reveals. As the numbers spike, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have put out feelers to see where they can increase quarantine capacity for the sick, and the Holiday Inn is on the cards. But instead of being put aside as a dedicated quarantine for the infected, this facility will play a dual role, housing recent arrivals from overseas and positive Covid cases.
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