Covid-related death

Baby confirmed as latest Covid-related death in Samoa

According to the Ministry of Health, the baby girl had no health conditions and was not eligible for vaccination.

The Ministry has also confirmed 40 positive cases in its latest Covid-19 situational report commencing from 19 June to 21 June 2022.

One person is in managed isolation and none are at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Moto’otua hospital.

The total number of cases (community and border) stands at 14,812.

Samoa downgrades Alert level to 1, one new death reported

Fiame has also announced easing of some restrictions with the downgrading of the alert level.

There has been a report of a death taking the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 26.

The reopening of schools continues this week with the resumption of all primary schools while all early childhood education resume in July.

International travels continue to operate on requirements approved earlier this month and the number of flights to Samoa from next month will shift to daily flights with the complete opening of borders on 1 August.