Samoa Covid Update: 273 New Community Cases and No Deaths Reported in Latest 48hr Report

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Situational Report 13th June to 19th June. The Ministry of Health confirmed 273 new community cases, 275 positive cases and three (3) patients currently in managed isolation at Moto’otua Hospital and none at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Moto’otua hospital within the period commencing from 13th of June to 19th of June 2022.

There were no deaths reported during this period. The death toll remains at 28. The total number of cases for Samoa, border and community, is at 14,772.

The Ministry continues to urge members of the public to continue to take heed of public health advice such as wearing facial masks, maintaining social distance, and washing of hands to maintain good personal hygiene and to contain the spread of the virus and prevent new infections.

“The safety of our families and loved ones is everyone’s responsibility.”

“Vaccination remains our best defense against severe effects of the virus. Eligible members of the public are implored to please visit the nearest hospital for your first or second dose, and booster shot.”

COVID-19 Situation Summary prepared by the Ministry of Health as at 2:00pm Local Time June 13th to 2:00pm June 19th, 2022 is provided in the table below:

The Ministry also released a seven-day rolling average report, commencing from June 12th at 2:00pm to June 19th at 2:00pm, 2022.

This seven-day report presents important data analyzed by the Ministry of Health on the status of COVID-19 in Samoa including number of cases and trends dating back to March 17th, when the first community case was confirmed and vaccination rates.

The full report from the Ministry of Health is provided for more details.

Table of Covid 19 Community Cases by Districts