COVID-19 media conference — 16 June 2021

Watch the COVID-19 media conference with government officials and ministers.

Media conference

The COVID-19 media conference starts at 1pm.


  • Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield

Watch the live stream on the RNZ website (external link)

Update on cases for 16 June

There are no new cases of COVID-19 to report in the community in New Zealand today.

There are two new cases to report in recent returnees in managed isolation facilities since the Ministry’s last update yesterday. The seven-day rolling average of new cases detected at the border is two.

Update on COVID-19 cases for 16 June 2021 (external link)