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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Many families in home quarantine are raising a lot of questions about the home isolation process and the complicated issues they’re facing. And now with the first death from the deadly disease reported, complete instructions are more important than ever.  According to...
Customs agent inspecting a package of person picking up at post office
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While spouses and children of essential workers worry about their loved ones who are at their workplaces during the pandemic, many families and individuals are experiencing dramatic changes in their lives as American Samoa heads into its third week of community spread of...
Congresswoman Unifa’atali Amata with a federal official
Congresswoman Unifa’atali Amata was with the federal team that arrived in Pago on a military plane on Friday, March 4, 2022, to assist authorities in American Samoa in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  She immediately went into quarantine at the Tradewinds Hotel, with all her fellow...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga signed on Friday an amended version of the recent Emergency Declaration.  It now gives DOH the authority to quarantine a person for up to 21 days without a court order.  This is a result of the recent cluster of new cases currently in...
Memebers of the COVID-19 task force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The COVID-19 Task Force acknowledged during their weekly meeting this past Monday that the high number of positive cases recently reported in quarantine have not only “tested the medical community’s response but also the travelers’ patience.”  It also resulted in the...
Entrance to the Tradewinds Hotel quarantine site
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Radio New Zealand is reporting the situation at the American Samoa Covid-19 quarantine sites housing travellers from Honolulu is getting testy after they were told they won't be released until Friday, regardless of their COVID test results. Those who tested negative were...
Quarantined travelers who were on the Jan. 27 flight
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — During a Zoom session yesterday, the Health Department confirmed that 15 travelers from the Jan. 27 flight from Honolulu have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a traveler on the same flight who is in quarantine. These are the results from the second test,...
DOH QUARANTINE FACILITY
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — A seventh passenger who traveled on the Hawaiian Airlines flight from Honolulu on Jan. 6 tested positive for COVID-19, according to ASG officials, who noted that the latest imported (border) positive case came following the second COVID-19 test administered for the...
Hawaiian Air passengers deplane at Pago Pago Intl Airport
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — With the government pushing for a 90% or more vaccination rate for American Samoa, one question that continues to circulate in the community, on social media and those from off-island interested in local issues, is when will the government fully reopen borders —...
Director General of Health, Leausa Dr Take Naseri
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa's Ministry of Health has confirmed a positive Covid-19 case detected amongst a group in quarantine at a hotel in Apia. Director General of Health, Leausa Dr Take Naseri confirmed the case was a 24 year-old man who had travelled from Hawaii via Fiji. He arrived on the Fiji...

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