Four passengers test for Covid-19 in American Samoa

The group is in isolation in accordance with local protocol.

American Samoa's Health Department Clinical Service director Dr Elizabeth Lauvao said a total of 240 passengers travelled on the flight and only four adults on the flight tested positive.

Meanwhile, the government's latest update on the community spread of Covid-19 shows that the number of Covid-19-related deaths remains at 31.

And as of June 21st, the total cumulative count of Covid positive cases stands at 6,353 positives since the community outbreak was first reported on February 27.


1 death, 792 new cases over 7 days in Samoa

One death was reported in the period between 15 May and 22 May, 2022 taking the death toll to 25.

The deceased is a 64-year-old male with known comorbidities and was fully vaccinated with a booster dose.

The total number of confirmed community cases is 12,757.

The majority of community cases of 10,792 are based in Upolu, 1,949 cases in Savaii, and 16 cases in Manono Tai.

Covid-19 cases at Port of Entry (POE) total 86 including two new confirmed positive border cases.