Please attribute to Superintendent Steve Kehoe
Shortly after 10.30am today, Police were notified that a person who had previously tested positive for COVID-19 had escaped a managed quarantine facility in Ellerslie.
Police have cordoned off an Ōtāhuhu address and are preparing to arrest the individual.
Police are liaising with the Ministry of Health on this matter to understand this person’s movements since he left the MIQ facility and being located in Ōtāhuhu.
More : https://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/incident-auckland-quarantine-facility