COVID-19 and older New Zealanders

New Zealanders of all ages were affected by increasing border restrictions and self-isolation requirements to limit the spread of COVID-19.

These restrictions have had both social and economic consequences. To track the impacts of COVID-19 on older people aged 65 years and over (65+) and older workers aged 50 years and over (50+) we are monitoring a small set of key short-term indicators.

COVID-19 indicators for older people- 14 July 2020