The prime minister and director-general of health are giving a Covid-19 update, ahead of Northland’s potential move to alert level 3 at midnight tonight.

Watch the update here:

There were 75 new cases of Covid-19 announced in the community yesterday.

At yesterday’s briefing, Covid-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins said almost 70 percent of the eligible population had received at least one dose of the Pfizer vaccine or had booked to had one.