Friday 1 October, 1pm

There are 19 new cases of Covid in the community today. All are in Auckland. 

1 of these new cases is yet to be linked to the outbreak.

Of yesterday's 19 cases identified, 1 also remains unlinked.

Of the cases from the past 14 days, 9 are yet to be linked.

There are 23 cases in hospital, with 4 people in ICU.

Today's new cases brings the total number in the outbreak to 1268.