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This page contains information on possible breaches of COVID-19 Orders since the 18 August Delta outbreak which have been raised with WorkSafe.
In this instance, a possible breach refers to requirements under COVID-19 orders within workplaces. These can include issues around face mask use, physical distancing requirements, QR code compliance and others. You can find information about public health requirements for businesses and organisations at various Alert Levels on our COVID-19 page. It does not relate to breaches of Alert Level borders. These are handled by NZ Police.
This page is updated each Thursday.
Possible breaches currently open, closed
Total recorded: 2607 (+320)
Total open: 195
Total closed: 2412 (+258)
Table 1: Location of possible breaches
|Region||Number of notifications|
|North Shore||349 (+39)|
|Central Auckland||475 (+64)|
|South Auckland||259 (+25)|
|Bay of Plenty||198 (+31)|
|Hawke's Bay||67 (+3)|
|Central North Island||124 (+13)|
|Wellington region||246 (+34)|
|Tasman region||74 (+9)|
|Canterbury and West Coast||325 (+42)|
Note: Information in this table is based on the office the breaches are assigned to for review. In some instances where a breach has occurred in an area close to a regional boundary it may be allocated to the nearest office, although the office may not be in the region where the potential breach occurred.
Table 2: Possible breaches by month, 2021
|Month of incident||Notifications|