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Live Covid updates for September 16

A fleet of six buses will initially be sent to areas with low vaccination rates in Auckland. Photo: MOH.

The first of Auckland's vaccination buses are heading out today as part of an urgent campaign to get more people inoculated.

A fleet of six buses will initially be sent to areas with low vaccination rates.

About 1.4 million Aucklanders are eligible for the Pfizer doses and some 1 million have had at least one injection.

Middlemore Hospital has begun testing every patient for Covid-19, due to mystery cases and to help find whether Covid is circulating in the community.

On Wednesday, 14 new Covid-19 cases were reported - all in Auckland and linked to current clusters.

New Zealanders waiting for a place in MIQ will be able to will start booking again next week under a new 'virtual lobby' system where everyone goes into a queue.

From tomorrow, essential workers leaving Auckland's level 4 boundary will need to show evidence they have completed a saliva test or nasal swab test in the past seven days, but won't need to show proof the test was negative.

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