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Returning Samoans Must Declare if They Have Had Coronavirus

Samoa’s Cabinet has imposed new compulsory regulations for residents returning from overseas on repatriation flights. Approved at a special meeting of Cabinet held last Friday, it is now mandatory for all returning Samoans on repatriation flights to verify through signed declarations, if he or she had contracted COVID19 or not, before they are allowed into […]

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

Small Shops Fined $200 Tala Seek Clarification of SOE Orders

  Owners of “small shops” issued with $200 tala fines over the weekend seek clarification of the interpretation of the exception in the State of Emergency orders, relating to Sunday closure of businesses. The COVID-19 State of Emergency Orders allows for “small shops” to open on Sundays: “For Sunday, the opening hours are from 3.00pm-6.00pm; […]

Samoa to Shut Down for Two-Day Mass Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign

A Sailor Aboard US Navy Warship Anchored in Guam Dies of Coronavirus

The US Navy has announced that a sailor aboard the COVID-19-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt¬†has lost his battle with the disease. The sailor, whose name was not released, pending notification of family, tested positive for COVID-19 on March 30 and was placed in isolation. He was found unresponsive in his room April 9 and moved to […]

New Zealand ‘Strict’ Border Controls Doesn’t Affect Travel Arrangements

Mulifanua 14-Day Quarantine Group Stayed Positive and Built Lifetime Friendships

  Beds one metre apart in a basketball gym, shared bathroom facilities, portable loos, and living in isolation for 14 days with people they hardly even knew did not dampen the spirits of the 25 men and 24 women who had been quarantined at the Mulifanua LDS church compound. Finally released on Wednesday after satisfying […]

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

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

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 is a Samoa Airways flight attendant. According to the Prime Minister the woman who is of Samoan descent is a staff member of Malaysian carrier Malindo Air who operate Samoa Airways […]

Returning Samoans Must Declare if They Have Had Coronavirus

Italy again reports the highest single-day death toll since the coronavirus outbreak began: 919 deaths in One Day

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 again: 919 deaths in one day. That breaks its own record from March 21, when Italy recorded 793 deaths. As of Friday, officials report that 86,498 people have been infected in […]

LDS Church Suspends Gatherings Worldwide in Response to Coronavirus

Fiji Prime Minister due to Make “Important Announcement” about Coronavirus

The Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is expected to make a major announcement in relation to COVID-19 later this morning according to the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation FBC. It is believed that Fiji has recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Meanwhile the 44th Fiji Bitter Marist 7s 2020 has been postponed indefinitely as announced on […]

New Zealand ‘Strict’ Border Controls Doesn’t Affect Travel Arrangements

New Zealand ‘Strict’ Border Controls Doesn’t Affect Travel Arrangements

¬†New Zealand’s PM has said nearly everyone entering the country from midnight on Sunday must self-isolate to contain the spread of the coronavirus. People will be asked to self-quarantine in their own homes for a period of 14 days. Jacinda Ardern said the new measure also included returning New Zealanders from all countries with the […]

Fiji Prime Minister due to Make “Important Announcement” about Coronavirus

LDS Church Suspends Gatherings Worldwide in Response to Coronavirus

  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has supended gatherings worldwide “until further notice” in response to the spread of the new coronavirus. With more than 16 million members world-wide the LDS Church is the largest religious group in the world to cancel worship services since the outbreak began. The announcement means canceling […]

Italy again reports the highest single-day death toll since the coronavirus outbreak began: 919 deaths in One Day

Tom Hanks and his wife Rita Wilson Diagnosed with Coronavirus in Australia

Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks has revealed that he and wife Rita Wilson have tested positive for coronavirus while filming in Australia’s Gold Coast. In a statement posted to Instagram, Hanks said he and his wife were tested after exhibiting symptoms like tiredness, body aches, chills and “slight fevers.” The couple had been on the Gold […]

LDS Church Suspends Gatherings Worldwide in Response to Coronavirus