Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific as of 26 April 2022 – World

  • American Samoa: As of April 23, 2022, a total of 5,803 cases of COVID-19 and 24 deaths have been reported by the American Samoa Department of Health. – Source: Government of American Samoa accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Australia: As of April 25, 2022, 5,512,954 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 7,002 deaths, have been reported in Australia. Source: Department of Health, Australian Government, accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI): As of April 25, 2022, 11,263 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 34 deaths have been reported by the CNMI*. *- Source: Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation official Facebook page accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Cook Islands: As of 23 April 2022, 4,727 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1 death have been reported by the Cook Islands Ministry of Health. Source: Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health Cook Islands, accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Fiji: As of 25 April 2022, 64,535 cases and 862 deaths have been reported in Fiji. Fiji has also recorded 939 COVID-19 positive patients who have died from the serious health conditions they had before contracting COVID-19; these are not classified as deaths from COVID-19. – Source: Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services official Facebook page accessed 26 April 2022.

  • French Polynesia: As of April 25, 2022, 72,945 cumulative cases and 648 deaths have been reported in French Polynesia. – Source: Department of Health website consulted on April 26, 2022.

  • Guam: As of April 25, 2022, 47,973 confirmed and probable cases and 354 deaths have been reported by the Guam Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHSS). – Source: Guam Department of Public Health and Human Services website accessed April 26, 2022.

  • Hawaii: As of April 20, 2022, 245,035 cases of COVID-19 and 1,407 deaths have been reported by the Hawaii Department of Health*. *– Source: State of Hawaii, Department of Health website consulted on April 26, 2022.

  • Kiribati: As of April 25, 2022, 3,080 cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths have been reported by the government of Kiribati. – Source: Official Facebook page of the Office of Te Beretitenti consulted on April 26, 2022.

  • Nauru: As of 25 April 2022, 3 imported/quarantined cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the government of Nauru. No local cases have been reported.– Source: Government of Nauru consulted on April 26, 2022.

  • New Caledonia: As of April 26, 2022, 60,653 cases of COVID-19 and 312 deaths have been reported by the government of New Caledonia*.**–* Source: Government of New Caledonia website consulted on 26 April 2022.

  • New Zealand: As of April 26, 2022, 896,495 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 649 deaths have been reported by the New Zealand Ministry of Health*. *– Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health website accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Niue:: As of April 21, 2022, 8 imported cases of COVID-19 have been reported by the government of Niue. No local cases have been reported.– Source: Government of Niue accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Papua New Guinea: As of 20 April 2022, 43,732 confirmed cases and 649 deaths have been reported in PNG. – Source: Official Papua New Guinea COVID-19 information website accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Palau: As of April 22, 2022, 4,396 cases of COVID-19 and 6 deaths have been reported by the Republic of Palau. An increasing number of cases have been reported. The blue alert is changed to red on the map. – Source: Ministry of Health and Human Services, Republic of Palau COVID-19 Situation Report, accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI): As of April 25, 2022, 14 imported cases have been reported by the RMI Department of Health and Human Services. No local cases have been reported. – Source: official Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs of the RMI consulted on April 26, 2022.

  • Samoa: As of April 25, 2022, 7,185 cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths have been reported by the Samoan government.* – *Source: Official Samoa Government Facebook page accessed on April 26, 2022.

  • Solomon Islands: As of April 24, 2022, 14,182 cases and 140 deaths have been reported by the Solomon Islands government. – Source: Solomon Islands COVID-19 Dashboard accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Tonga: As of April 25, 2022, 9,799 cases and 11 deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Health. Source: Tonga Ministry of Health official Facebook page accessed 26 April 2022.

  • Vanuatu: As of April 25, 2022, 6,867 cases and 13 deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Health. – Source: Vanuatu Ministry of Health accessed April 26, 2022.

  • Wallis and Futuna: As of April 25, 2022, 455 cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths have been reported by the government of Wallis and Futuna. – Source: Official Facebook page of the government of Wallis and Futuna consulted on April 26, 2022.

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