Here’s today’s news update.
– There are 34 new Omicron cases to report today, taking the total number to 90 within Aotearoa.
– Five people in Auckland tested positive for COVID-19 after having attended the Soundsplash music festival in Kirikiriroa at the weekend. So far, 68 people who attended the festival have been identified as close contacts, and this number is expected to increase.
– There are two new cases in the Waikato, both are from Kirikiriroa. Public Health staff are supporting 18 cases who are isolating at home across the Waikato region.