COVID-19 Public Health Response (Required Testing) Amendment Order 2021

8 Schedule 2 amended

(1)

In Schedule 2, item 1.1, second column, replace “facility” with “facilities”.

(2)

In Schedule 2, item 2.1, second column, replace “facility” with “facilities”.

(3)

In Schedule 2, after item 2.2, insert:

2.3Health practitioners working at managed isolation facilitiesCommunity testing centre, testing centre at isolation facility, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 7 days starting on 22 April 2021

(4)

In Schedule 2, item 3.5, replace “handling” with “who handle”.

(5)

In Schedule 2, after item 3.10, insert:

3.11Baggage handlers who work at affected airports and who handle baggage from affected aircraftCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
3.12Persons (other than excluded airport persons) who spend no more than 15 minutes in enclosed space on board affected aircraftCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
3.13Health practitioners carrying out work airsideCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 7 days starting on 22 April 2021
3.14All landside workers who interact with relevant aircrew members (other than those arriving on QFT flights)Community testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021

(6)

In Schedule 2, items 4.1 to 4.5, replace “ship” with “ships”.

(7)

In Schedule 2, item 4.5, replace “persons” with “persons (other than crew)”.

(8)

In Schedule 2, after item 4.6, insert:

4.7Workers who transport crew to or from affected shipsCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected port, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 7 days starting on 22 April 2021

(9)

In Schedule 2, heading to Part 5, replace Aircrew members with Groups in relation to aircrew members .

(10)

In Schedule 2, item 5.1, replace “airport” with “affected airport”.

(11)

In Schedule 2, after item 5.1, insert:

5.2Health practitioners working at accommodation services (other than private dwellinghouses) where relevant aircrew members are self-isolatingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 7 days starting on 22 April 2021
5.3Workers at accommodation services (other than private dwellinghouses) where relevant aircrew members are self-isolatingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
Part 6: Groups in relation to affected items
6.1Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of their removal from managed quarantine facilities and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 1 or 2 while both are workingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at quarantine facility, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
6.2Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of their removal from managed isolation facilities and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 1 or 2 while both are workingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at isolation facility, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
6.3Workers who handle affected items within 24 hours of their removal from affected aircraft and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 3 or 5 while both are workingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected airport, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021
6.4Workers who handle affected items within 72 hours of their removal from affected ships and who have contact with members of groups specified in Part 4 while both are workingCommunity testing centre, testing centre at affected port, or other healthcare facilityOnce every 14 days starting on 22 April 2021

Clause 8(5): amended, at 11.59 pm on 18 April 2021, by clause 39 of the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Air Border, Isolation and Quarantine, and Required Testing) Amendment Order 2021 (LI 2021/73).

Dated at Wellington this 13th day of April 2021.

Hon Chris Hipkins,
Minister for COVID-19 Response.