More than 1.3 million cases of Covid-19 have now been reported in New Zealand, with another 4429 new community cases today.

The new cases today bring the total number of confirmed cases in New Zealand to 1,301,319.

A further six deaths of people with the coronavirus have also been reported in New Zealand.

In today's statement, the Ministry of Health said there were 332 people in hospital with Covid-19, including seven in ICU.

There were 24 deaths and 8638 community cases reported yesterday, although this included Friday's figures which were not released due to the public holiday.

- more to come