Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced zero new cases of Covid-19 today, second day in a row. 

The total active cases remained 22 and confirmed cases 1178.

One person remained in Auckland City Hospital in a stable condition. There are no cases of community transmission.

There were 4530 tests completed yesterday and there have now been more than 400,000 tests processed, Dr Bloomfield said.

There were no new cases yesterday for the first time since 19 June.

Earlier today Dr Bloomfield said similar measures to those being used in Melbourne may be applied if areas of New Zealand suffered outbreaks of Covid-19.