COVID-19 media conference — 1 December 2021

Watch the media conference with government officials and ministers.

The COVID-19 media conference starts at 1pm.


  • Minister for the COVID-19 Response Chris Hipkins
  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield.

Watch the media conference.

Update for 1 December 2021

There were 41,077 first and second vaccine doses administered yesterday, made up of:

  • 7,432 first doses, and
  • 14,223 second doses.

To date, 93% of eligible people in New Zealand have had their first dose and 86% are fully vaccinated.

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

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