All of New Zealand will move to the traffic light settings at 11:59pm on Thursday 2 December 2021.

Auckland will move into Red. Traffic light settings for the rest of New Zealand will be confirmed on 29 November.

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Nine countries designated very high risk

Nine southern African countries are being added to the very high risk countries list following public health advice around the newly discovered COVID-19 variant

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Media conference times

  • Monday: Media conference livestream is at 4pm.
  • Wednesday and Friday: Media conference livestream is at 1pm.
  • There is no media conference on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Vaccination rates

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  • 92%

    Eligible population with 1 dose

  • 85%

    Eligible population with 2 doses

  • 82

    Cases in hospital

  • 144

    New community cases


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