Samoa still recording significant Covid numbers

Samoa has confirmed 126 new community Covid cases, and another two other cases at the international border.

The Health Ministry's latest report said 14,315 cumulative cases had been recorded for border and community cases, with eight in managed isolation.

The total number of Covid-19 positive cases admitted to hospital since community transmission on March 17, is 278 admissions and of those, 238 have been discharged home.

The Health Ministry continued to stress vaccination remains the best defense against severe effects of the virus.