Wednesday, 19th August, 2020

It’s been a pretty epic week. We went from starting off by hitting 100 days without knowing about any community COVID-19 transmission to back into degrees of lockdown by mid-week. We’ll be there for a couple of weeks.

Our estimate of the lost economic activity from the lockdown is around $440 million per week that Auckland is in Level 3 and the rest of the country is in Level 2. Against that of course, are the health benefits from continuing the elimination strategy. Read the full report here.