The COVID-19 media conference starts at 1pm.
- Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
- Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield
Update on cases for 12 October 2021
- 43 community cases of COVID-19 — 40 are in Auckland, 3 are in Waikato
- 3 cases in managed isolation, including 1 historical.
- More than 2 million second doses of vaccine administered to date.
- 16,565 tests were taken yesterday.