The COVID-19 media conference starts at 6:30pm.
- COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins
Update on cases for 8 October 2021
- There are 44 community cases of COVID-19. 41 are in Auckland, and 3 are in Waikato.
- There are 3 cases in managed isolation.
- Today's cases are higher than recent days. This is not unexpected because there have been a number of contacts of new cases and we can expect to get fluctuations from day to day.
- 29,925 tests were taken yesterday, including 10,439 swabs taken in the Auckland region.