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COVID-19

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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The COVID-19 Outbreak Situational Report, as of Mar. 31, shows total cumulative counts to date at 4,413 confirmed community cases, 7 deaths, 1,510 treated with therapeutics. Additionally, data shows 1,194 individuals who previously tested positive have now recovered or...
Nauru President Lionel Aingimea
Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — Samoa's Ministry of Health has confirmed 245 new community cases in a 24 hour period. The Ministry said 583 people have recovered and 1,493 remain active cases. Upolu island still has the majority of cases with 97 percent. The Ministry also said that Covid-19 infections are...
Fofo Rep. Andra Samoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During yesterday’s House session, Fofo Faipule Andra Tereise Samoa provided an update on the COVID-19 cases, saying that there were three new COVID-19 related deaths as of Mar. 30 — with the eldest at age 63 and the youngest a 29-year old female. Samoa along with Faipule...
Pago Pago Int'l airport
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The ASG Emergency Operations Center (EOC), made a last minute policy change to the flight operations for today’s inbound Hawaiian Airlines flight announcing there will be no supervised quarantine period for today’s arriving passengers who test negative for COVID. The new...
Dr. Elizabeth Lauvao
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa’s fourth COVID-19 related death is a 63-year old female who passed away on Mar. 28, according to LBJ Medical Center’s daily information included in an ASG briefing report, which also shows the number of positive cases as a result of the community spread...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — In an effort to allow more medical support from American Samoa’s federal partners assisting local teams during the current COVID surge and to provide air transportation for residents, the governor has requested an additional Hawaiian Airlines flight in April. In a letter...
 Dr Take Naseri and Agafili Shem Leo
Apia, SAMOA — The Samoa Observer is reporting Samoa’s first COVID-related death. An elderly man from the Lalomanu district, with a pre-existing medical condition passed away on Wednesday, the Lalomanu district hospital confirmed to the Samoa Observer. A senior member of staff at the Lalomanu...
Dr. Akapusi Ledua shakes hands with Rep. Larry Sanitoa
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Testimony by members of the Board of Directors of the LBJ Tropical Medical Center during a House Health committee hearing this week revealed that the hospital believes it is well prepared to face whatever COVID-19 brings to American Samoa. Dr. Akapusi Ledua told the...
MANU'A HIGH SCHOOL
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Since the reopening of schools in Manu’a with in-classroom instruction, Education Department deputy director, Dr. Roxanne Salave’a said “student attendance has been very low.” But school leaders are being advised to contact parents to find out how the local Education...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — American Samoa has recorded its fourth COVID-19 related death, which was reported by LBJ Medical Center on Mar. 28. No other information was provided by territorial authorities about the deceased. Also on Mar. 28, health officials recorded 326 new COVID-19 positive cases...

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