There are 29 new cases of Covid-19 since yesterday and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says a tough new quarantine for Kiwis arriving from overseas will kick in from midnight tonight.
"No-one goes home, everyone goes into a managed facility," she said of Kiwis returning to the country.
Today's new cases are made up of 23 new confirmed cases and six new probable cases.
There are now 317 recovered cases – an increase of 35 on yesterday, higher than the number of new cases. Fourteen people are in hospital and four in ICU.
The combined total of confirmed and probable cases in New Zealand is 1239, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said today.
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Hey neighbours, how do you feel about the changes to building consent rules for low-risk home projects?
The government says the change will save homeowners time and money, but pro builder and The Block NZ foreman Peter Wolfkamp, is advising caution if you're planning a DIY sleep-out or office. Find out why, here.