Samoa will extend it’s Alert Level 1 State of Emergency status for a further four weeks to 26 July 2022.
This was announced in a press statement issued by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister Hon Tuala Tevaga Ponifasio, also Acting Prime Minister until Prime Minister Fiame returns from overseas travels and CHOGM 2022.
The latest statistics from the Ministry of Health showed a downward trend in new infectious, as reported in the latest situational report, the number of infected people for both community and border has reached 15k.
On June, 20th 2022, regrettably, a one year old female died from complications relating to COVID 19. She is the country’s first baby to die from the virus, taking the cumulative number of deaths to 29.