Monday, June 1, 2020

Samoa is COVID-19 FREE, Last 12 Samples Test Negative

The Samoa Prime Minister has announced that the last 12 specimens taken to New Zealand of suspected cases in Samoa have returned negative for...

There is NO 5G Operating in Samoa Now – Minister Clarifies...

The Minister of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) Afamasaga Rico Tupai has spoken out to correct misinformation and allay public concerns about 5G technology...

Suspected COVID-19 Patient in Isolation at TTM is a Samoa Airways...

The Samoa Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr Sailele Malielegaoi has confirmed that the one patient currently in isolation at TTM Hospital under investigation for COVID-19...

New Zealand Records First COVID-19 Death, 21 Medical Staff in Self-Isolation

29 March 2019, Aotearoa.  The New Zealand Ministry of Health has confirmed the country's first death linked to COVID-19 early this morning. A woman in...

Italy again reports the highest single-day death toll since the coronavirus...

Italy now has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the world after the US, and just reported the highest single-day death toll yet...

Samoa Suspends Pork Imports from China and Other Countries Affected by...

  Samoa has banned the importation of all pork products from China as well as all countries with confirmed presence of African Swine Fever (ASF). African...

Samoa’s First Suspected Case Returns Negative and Speaks Out

  A young woman and her mother who have been isolated at Tupua Tamasese Meaole Hospital since Tuesday night are tonight relieved to receive a...

Fiji Records Second Case of Coronavirus

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced that the second patient is the mother of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in Fiji. This is Fiji’s...

Samoa’s Supected Covid-19 Case has been Named and Shamed While Awaiting...

The mother of the young woman in isolation as Samoa awaits test results for a suspected COVID-19 case has spoken out about the impacts...

New Zealand and Australia Close Borders to Non Residents

Australia and New Zealand are both closing their borders to non-residents as they step up their response to the coronavirus outbreak. Australia’s travel ban on...

Supreme Court Hears Final Submissions for Malaki Case

  Counsel Submissions for the trial of Herman Westerlund and Suapaina Savaiinaea were presented before Justice Mata Tuatagaloa in the Supreme Court of Samoa last...