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COVID-19

LBJ Hospital triage tents
LBJ Hospital on Tuesday set up a triage system utilizing tent triage to separate flu and influenza-like illnesses from other incoming cases. Cases are checked by medical personnel before the patient goes into the enclosed triage tent (on right) . LBJ is currently working with the Church of Latter...
On March 18, 2020, President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) in response to the COVID-19 outbreak putting the administration on a war time status alert. With the underpinning of the DPA to address the corona virus global pandemic, food and water security will be the most...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — As the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. continues to grow as well as the number of fatalities due to this deadly virus, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga has issued a new directive, which implements new staffing levels for the ASG workforce, with the goal of preventing...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata
Washington, D.C. – Monday, Congresswoman Aumua Amata is welcoming the first federal funding from the new CARES Act, over $800,000 in COVID-19 assistance grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As soon as the CARES Act was signed into law on Friday, HUD began moving $...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The first Covid-19 test sent from American Samoa has returned negative. The sample was tested at the Centre for Disease Control in Atlanta and was from a female resident who had travelled to New Zealand. The territory's Health Director, Motusa Tuileama Nua, welcomed the...
Coronavirus screening at Kakaako Waterfront park.
Honolulu, HAWAII — The Hawaii Department of Health announced Monday night that an Oahu adult is the first state resident to die from COVID-19, the novel coronavirus. The person passed away on March 20th and suffered from multiple underlying health conditions, according to DOH. The available history...
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  Apia, SAMOA — There will be no more flights into Samoa nor will people be allowed to travel between Upolu and Savaii after additional State of Emergency Orders were signed into law Tuesday afternoon (Samoa time) by His Highness the Head of State, Afioga Tuimaleali’ifano Va’aletoa Sualauvi II....
Jake Tagaloa with a mask and gloves protecting himself and others from the virus
ON THE CRUISESHIP 'PRIDE OF AMERICA' — Jake Tagaloa from the village of Fagasa, is reaching out to let his family know they are loved and missed and he is okay. Jake who is a firefighter working on the cruise ship 'The Pride of America' contacted Samoa News over the weekend asking for our help. “...
Waikiki beach with yellow caution tape
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus . The order applies to returning residents as well as visitors. It applies to all arrivals at Hawaii...
Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Through his Diocesan Decree issued last Friday, Bishop Peter Brown, leader of the Diocese of Samoa Pago Pago, declared the “Catholic Response to the American Samoa Coronavirus” According to the decree - which is effective Monday, Mar. 23rd - addressed to parish priests,...

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