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New Zealand public health officials are facing an uphill battle against complacency in the fight to keep the country free of community transmission of coronavirus.
Use of the Covid-19 tracer app recording check-ins at public places in the event of an outbreak has plummeted in the months since November, when Covid-19 was last recorded locally.
There were no new local Covid cases and one case in hotel quarantine in Queensland.
Thursday 21 January – coronavirus cases in Queensland:
• 0 new locally acquired cases
• 1 overseas acquired case
• 23 active cases
• 1,300 total cases
• 1,708,693 tests conducted