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Source: Covid-19 New Zealand Government Announcements

Watch the media conference with government officials and ministers at 1pm.

The COVID-19 media conference starts at 1pm. 


  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
  • Director of Public Health Dr Caroline McElnay

Watch the livestream

Update on cases for 5 October 2021

  • 24 community cases of COVID-19 — 18 are in Auckland, and 6 are in Waikato.
  • 2 cases in managed isolation.
  • More than 2 million second doses of vaccine administered to date.
  • 14,905 tests were taken yesterday, including 12,595 swabs taken in the Auckland region.

Update on today’s COVID-19 cases | (external link)

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