He said he was briefed by health officials and based on that, he had made changes to the public health emergency declaration.
The ban on entry permits has also been lifted but are still subject to restrictions.
The proclamation of amended restriction during the continued public health emergency includes the following:
The restriction on public gatherings is hereby lifted
All entry permits from the Independent State of Samoa will require a 15 day review period while those from other countries will be under review for 30 days