Tuesday, October 4, 2022

NEOC Covid Update: 263 New Cases with 1,712 Active out of...

Friday 8 April 2022, Apia Samoa. The latest Community Transmission - Cases Update Report issued by the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) makes no...

Samoa Ministry of Health Identifies Areas with Highest Attack Rates of...

Wednesday 6 April 2022 Apia Samoa. The Ministry of Health's daily update for covid cases issued on Tuesday afternoon stated Samoa had an overall attack...

Vaccinations for Children 5-11 Years “On Hold Until Further Notice”

Wednesday 6 April 2022, Apia Samoa. As Samoa continues its efforts to slow the community spread of covid-19, the Ministry of Health have announced...

New Omicron XE Variant found in UK – Possibly Most Transmissible...

The World Health Organization is closely monitoring a new omicron variant, XE, first detected in the United Kingdom on January 19, with over 600...

Children 5-11 Years Advised to Stay Indoors While Awaiting Second Doses

Sunday 3 April 2022 Apia Samoa. While Samoa battles to contain the spread of covid-19 in the community, the Minsitry of Health have advised parents...

Frontline Healthcare Workers on High Alert following First Covid-Related Death

Saturday 2 April 2022, Apia Samoa. Following Samoa’s first covid-related death registered at Lalomanu District Hospital on Wednesday, Acting Director General of Health has...

Quarantine Extended to 10 Days as Four Passengers from Auckland Repatriation...

02 April 2022 Apia Samoa  The Ministry of Health has confirmed four passengers who travelled to Samoa on the most recent repatriation flight from New...

Cases Exceed 2000 as Number of Elderly and Babies Increase

2 April 2022, Apia Samoa. The Ministry of Health confirmed 245 new community cases as at 2pm Friday, 1st April 2022. This brings the...

Omicron Confirmed as the Covid Variant in Samoa

2 April 2022 Apia Samoa. The Ministry of Health has confirmed the coronavirus variant currently spreading in the community as the BA.1 sub lineage...

Quiet Day for Vaccination Sites – Public Encouraged to get Boosters

There are four vaccination sites open today Friday 01 April that include EFKS Hall, Moataa, Vailele Primary School, EFKS Hall Vailele, Falefitu Primary School,...