COVID-19 media conference — 11 August 2021

Watch the media conference with government officials and ministers at 1pm.

Media conference

The media conference starts at 1pm.


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

Watch the live stream.

COVID-19 update for 11 August

Vaccines administered

More than 2.29 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered up to 11:59pm on 10 August.

Of these, 1.44 million are first doses and 848,000 are second doses.

COVID-19 cases

There are no cases of COVID-19 to report in the community today.

There are 2 new cases of COVID-19 to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities, since the Ministry’s last update yesterday.