Undetected community transmission
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From: Ryan Potts
Dear Chris Hipkins,
Please disclose any advice and reports concerning the possibility of undetected community transmission of Covid-19 in New Zealand.
From: C Hipkins (MIN)
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From: Haylee Isaacs
Kia ora Ryan
On behalf of Hon Chris Hipkins, Minister for COVID-19 Response, thank you for your Official Information request. You have requested:
- any advice and reports concerning the possibility of undetected community transmission of Covid-19 in New Zealand.
The information requested appears to be more closely associated with the functions and responsibilities of the Ministry of Health. Accordingly I am transferring your request to the Ministry of Health under section 14(b)(ii) of the Official Information Act 1982.
You have the right, under section 28 of the Act, to ask the Ombudsman to review this decision to transfer your request for information.
From: OIA Requests
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Ministry of Health
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