Here’s today’s news update.

– Changes have been made to the isolation requirements as part of the response to Omicron. The interim measure for all COVID-19 cases to isolate is being extended from 10 to 14days.
– There are 23 new community cases of COVID-19 in Aotearoa today, with only one case to report in Kirikiriroa for the Waikato Region.
– Today marks 6 weeks since Thomas Phillips and his tamariki were last seen. A post on Social Media says there is heartache amongst those concerned who are wanting the safe return of their family members.