Quarantine lottery breached rights, New Zealand court rules

A security worker stands behind a fence at the Crowne Plaza Hotel that is used as a quarantine facility in Auckland, New Zealand, July 30, 2020. During the height of pandemic restrictions, thousands of New Zealanders desperate to return home essentially had to roll the dice month after month as they tried to secure a coveted bed in a quarantine hotel run by the military. On Wednesday, April 27, 2022, a New Zealand court ruled that the government had breached the rights of its own citizens by imposing the lottery-style system on them.(Sylvie Whinray/New Zealand Herald via AP)

Quarantine lottery breached rights, New Zealand court rules