Frances Morton

Covid update April 30: 7,043 new cases, 7 deaths

There are 15 people in ICU.

Covid update April 25: 5,690 new cases, 10 deaths

There are 514 people in hospital with 18 of those in ICU.

Covid update April 17: 5,933 new cases, 10 deaths

There are 537 people in hospital.

Covid update April 16: 13,636 new cases in last two days

The update covers Good Friday and today.

Covid update Feb 26: 13,606 new cases, 263 people in hospital

The protest at Parliament is a 'potential super spreader event'.

Covid update Feb 13: 810 new community cases

"As expected, the highly transmissible Omicron variant is now spreading in our communities." - MOH

Covid update Feb 12: 454 new community cases

58 percent of the eligible population have had a booster

Covid update Jan 30: 103 new cases, 1 death

A further 40 cases in Auckland are to be reported tomorrow due to technical issues.

Covid update Jan 29: 97 new community cases, 7 in hospital

Soundsplash festival linked to 39 cases so far. Attendees advised to get tested.

Covid update Jan 22: 43 new community cases

No-one is needing intensive care right now.

Covid update Jan 16: 25 new community cases

Auckland MIQ worker has Omicron

Covid update Jan 15: 29 new community cases

29 people are in hospital

Covid update 11 Dec: 63 new cases, 60 people in hospital

89% of eligible population fully vaccinated.

Covid update: 145 new cases, 77 in hospital, one death

Officials are assessing international information on the new Omicron strain.

Covid update: 207 new community cases, 4 in Rotorua

81% of New Zealanders are fully vaccinated

Covid update: 160 new community cases

Saturday October 30, 1pm

There are 160 new community cases of Covid-19 today. 151 are in Auckland, seven in Waikato, one in Northland, and one in Christchurch.


Covid update: 41 new cases on Super Saturday

Thousands turn up around the country for vaccinations.

Covid update: 27 new community cases

5 of the new cases are unlinked

Covid Update: 16 new cases, all in Auckland

3 are unlinked and under investigation

Covid update: 24 new community cases

21 of the cases have known links to the outbreak

Covid Update: 20 new cases, 500,000 Pfizer doses arriving from Denmark

“There is a vaccine there for everyone who wants one and it’s available now," said Jacinda Ardern

Covid Update: One death, 20 new community cases

An Auckland woman in her 90s has died at North Shore Hospital.

Covid update: 83 new community cases

Sunday 29 August, 1pm

Today there are 83 new community cases. Our total number of cases is 511. 

82 of the new cases are in Auckland and one…

Covid update: Signing in to be mandatory

20 new cases in Auckland, 1 in Wellington

The first Covid-19 vaccines will be in NZ next week

NZ border workers will be first to receive the Pfizer jab.