Absconding incident at Auckland quarantine facility
Published: 05 October 2021
Statement from Joint Head of MIQ Brigadier Rose King
MIQ can confirm that a community case staying at the Jet Park Auckland Airport quarantine facility absconded at approximately 3.10pm, 4 October 2021. The person was located by Police and taken into custody at approximately 3.45pm.
The individual is a COVID-19 positive community case who has been in MIQ since Saturday 2 October.
The fact that someone has absconded from one of our facilities is a disappointing and unacceptable breach. We are investigating how this happened.
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