There have been 14 new community cases of Covid-19 reported today, all detected in Auckland, the Ministry of Health has revealed.

There has now been a total of 983 cases in the current outbreak.

Yesterday the ministry announced there were 15 new cases - a drop from 33 identified the previous day.

There were also three new historical cases detected at the border.

The Ministry of Health has released several new locations of interest.

The new locations include:

  • Chapel Park Superette and Lotto Flat Bush
  • Gull East Tamaki Otara
  • SuperValue Supermarket Clover Park
  • Mayfield Superette Otara
  • Tripoli Super Seven Panmure
  • Mobil Glen Innes
  • Bus 325 from Preston Road to Dawson Road
  • Bus 325 Dawson Road to Preston Road

Fifteen new cases were reported yesterday in Auckland, all household contacts, and the number of unlinked cases over the last fortnight fell to 10.

From tomorrow, six buses will be out on the roads delivering vaccinations in areas where inoculation rates have been low or where people find it hard to get to centres.

One of the country's largest steel building product providers, Steel and Tube, is paying a $150 bonus to workers if they get fully vaccinated by mid-November.

Meanwhile, Hospitality New Zealand says Auckland businesses are at breaking point and they need extra support from the government. It is calling for the wage subsidy to be available even when Auckland moves to alert level 2.