The border staff will be vaccinated on Saturday as part of a nationwide vaccination campaign.
Director-General of Health Ashish Bloomfield told the media, “Health workers have been vaccinated today in the Auckland Quarantine Facility.
The first batch of the Corona vaccine arrived in New Zealand on Monday.
“Our border sweepers, nurses, security staff, customs and border officers, airline staff and hotel staff have worked tirelessly to keep all New Zealanders safe,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. All these frontline workers will be given the first dose of the Corona vaccine. “-