COVID-19 media conference — 1 November 2021

Watch the media conference with government officials and ministers at 4pm.

The COVID-19 media conference starts at 4pm.


  • Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Watch the media conference.

Update on cases for 1 November 2021

There are 162 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today:

  • 53 cases in hospital
  • 156 new cases in Auckland
  • 5 new cases in Waikato
  • 1 new case in Northland
  • 4 new cases at the border

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

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