Dr Ashley Bloomfield reported zero new Covid-19 cases fourth day in a row and five new recoveries totalling to 1452 which is 97% of all Covid cases in NZ recovered. 

One person in the hospital and no further deaths. 

Dr Bloomfield said 16,113 tests were done yesterday and 244,838 tests have been completed in total.

Developer Alan Chew, who contributed to the government's contract tracing app, said the final version it was insufficient for businesses needs in meeting their contact tracing obligations.

Under the government's phased approach to level 2, bars are reopening today, a week after other businesses.