Friday 24 September, 1pm

There are 9 new cases today, all in Auckland.

All of the cases have been linked to the current outbreak.

The total number of cases is now 1131. Of those, 902 are recovered.

For yesterday’s 15 cases, only 1 remains unlinked. 

13 people are in hospital, with 3 in ICU. 

There is also 1 new case in a recent returnee in MIQ.