Covid-19 Daily Bulletin

16 June 2021

A series of daily updates for CHO members regarding relevant updates pertaining to Coronavirus from home and abroad.

Key Announcements:

  • Official UK figures show 7,673 people tested positive for Covid-19 on 15 June and 10 people died within 28 days of a positive test.
  • As of 14 June, 41,831,056 people had received a first dose of a Covid vaccine and 30,209,707 had received a second dose.
  • Every adult in England will be able to book their first vaccination from the end of this week, the Chief Executive Officer of the NHS has said.
  • Politico reports that a Whitehall document shows the government is considering requiring offices to install ventilation systems and a raft of other measures after England moves into Step 4 of the roadmap. The document also recommends that the Government should not actively tell people to return to the workplace when Covid restrictions are eventually lifted.
  • Covid-19 vaccines will be made mandatory for NHS workers and care home staff.


  • First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that the next stage of easing restrictions in Scotland is likely to be pushed back by three weeks.


  • Ireland is set to double the quarantine period for unvaccinated or partially vaccinated arrivals from Britain to 10 days.
  • China is on track to deliver 1 billion vaccine doses by the end of this week.


  • Transparency International has said that corruption across the EU has worsened throughout the pandemic.