By Eliza Mcphee For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 17:11 BST, 1 May 2021 | Updated: 17:11 BST, 1 May 2021
The risk of hotel quarantine facilities failing to stop Covid-19 leaking into the community in New Zealand is three times higher than in Australia, according to a new study.
A study by the University of Otago found 13.2 in every 1,000 cases can be linked back to hotel quarantine failures in New Zealand.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
By comparison, there are just 4.1 breaches connected to every 1,000 infections across the ditch.
The data comes despite repeated state-wide lockdowns in Australia due to the virus breaching the walls of quarantine hotels.
While the risk was higher in New Zealand, the study found the country had 10 failings while Australia had 14 breaches in quarantine up to March 31 this year.
The risk of breaches causing coronavirus to seep out of hotel quarantine facilities in New Zealand is three times higher than in Australia, according to a new study (passengers arriving in Sydney Airport are pictured)
The researchers found the risks