Covid-19 Delta outbreak: Auckland sex workers caught at Blenheim motel without travel exemptions
Two sex workers have been arrested at a Blenheim motel after travelling from Auckland without any exemption.
The pair also failed to produce a negative Covid-19 test before departing Auckland, where the Delta variant continues to spread.
A source told the Herald police were alerted to the women being in Blenheim on Tuesday.
Officers located them at a local hotel and arrested the pair.
Neither had any exemption to travel nor had they had a test for Covid-19.
They were charged with failing to comply with the current Health Order.
The source said the women did not resist their arrest but have since refused to provide any details about their movements since leaving Auckland and who they have had contact with.
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