Posts Tagged ‘Contact tracing’

Compulsory COVID sign in at Church events

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Churches are among the places new Covid sign-in regulations will apply to. The Government, Sunday, announced mandatory record-keeping is being introduced for busy places and events to ensure the Government can contact trace quickly. Covid Response Minister Chris Hipkins says the new rules mean those responsible for businesses and events will need to ensure people Read more

The ethics of contact tracing apps

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Tracing those who have been exposed to Covid-19 is an important step in winding down socially and economically crippling lockdowns. Manual tracing is resource-intensive and ineffective. A number of countries, including Singapore and Australia, have adopted smartphone apps using Bluetooth. New Zealand seems likely to follow a similar path. These apps vary in detail but Read more