363 people are currently in hospital.
Two other sub-variants of Omicron have also been detected in 2 other returnees for the first time.
From next week, 60,000 doses of Covid-19 antiviral medication will be available.
There are 848 people in hospital, with 28 of those people in ICU.
You had questions about the booster, so we got answers.
New Zealanders will soon be able to access a third Covid-19 vaccine, Novavax, this month.
They’d like to join the larger protest at Parliament, but they can’t get on a boat.
14,941 new cases, 305 in hospital.
The protest at Parliament is a 'potential super spreader event'.
Rapid antigen tests will be made available to certain people on Monday.
More than 2.1 million boosters have been given nationally.
Of the new cases, 1384 are in Auckland.
"As expected, the highly transmissible Omicron variant is now spreading in our communities." - MOH
58 percent of the eligible population have had a booster
More than 50,000 people received a booster shot yesterday.
They’ve set up an illegal tent city, blocked off streets, and 120 have been arrested.
Southern DHB has recorded its first Covid-19 case in Queenstown.
There were 24,935 booster doses administered on Waitangi Day yesterday.
More than 48,000 booster shots were administered yesterday.
More than 66,000 boosters were administered yesterday, the record number so far.
A million more New Zealanders will be able to get their booster shot from Friday.
6 people are in hospital with the virus.
A further 40 cases in Auckland are to be reported tomorrow due to technical issues.
Soundsplash festival linked to 39 cases so far. Attendees advised to get tested.
A case in Hawke's Bay, connected to Soundsplash Festival, is under investigation.
There are 56 community cases that have been confirmed or suspected of being the Omicron variant.
There are eight new cases of Omicron today.
The Omicron variant is beginning to spread in the community.
No-one is needing intensive care right now.
As Omicron arrives in the country, expats explain how they're living with it.