This comes as the pacific country has reported 1,239 cases of infections and one death till now. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the measure on Saturday after an emergency meeting of cabinet. Im not from NZ. New Zealand, which had witnessed comparatively fewer coronavirus cases in recent times announced a 14-day mandatory quarantine for all the foreign travellers starting from April 10. Coronavirus: No mandatory quarantine because Kiwis have human rights - Labour MP Willie Jackson. In announcing the measures, Ardern said at the time that mandatory quarantine for those with symptoms was doable because the number of people arriving was shrinking. We are aware of New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria State Governments' having 14 days mandatory quarantine requirements for those arriving from overseas. Overseas arrivals pose a higher risk of importing the disease into New Zealand, and the Government has been under pressure from epidemiologists and the Opposition to impose a mandatory quarantine. Quarantine for arriving travellers Since 29 March 2020, all travellers arriving in Australia by air or sea must be isolated in mandatory quarantine accommodation for 14 days from their arrival, with few exceptions. Dan Satherley.

Ward said the Government needed to think about mandatory quarantine like this for returning Kiwis, given the chance that someone could break self-isolation and spread the virus. * Compulsory New Zealand history is a turning point for our schools and society ... Ward said the Government needed to think about mandatory quarantine … 03/04/2020 . Likewise, the National Party leader told The AM Show that implementing a mandatory quarantine was about making sure the four-week lockdown wasn't in vain. New Zealand enforces mandatory quarantine March 14, 2020 — 3.22pm Wellington: New Zealand will require all international passengers - including returning Kiwis - to self-isolate for a fortnight as the country locks down to ward off the spread of coronavirus. New Zealand enforces mandatory quarantine. Wellington: New Zealand will require all international passengers - including returning Kiwis - to self-isolate for a fortnight as the country locks down to ward off the spread of coronavirus. New Zealand enforces mandatory quarantine March 14, 2020 — 3.22pm New Zealand will require all international passengers - including returning Kiwis - to self-isolate for a fortnight as the country locks down to ward off the spread of coronavirus. Mandatory Quarantining at Border We’re calling on the Government to require all people arriving in New Zealand to undergo at least 14 days of mandatory quarantine to prevent the spread of Covid-19.