There have been 9,438 confirmed Covid cases in Vanuatu since the start of this year. In the last 24 hours, more than 114 new positive cases have been reported.  In addition to the earlier identified Covid positive district identified by the government during last month’s report, there are also 18 additional cases in TAFEA Province (Tanna), 7 in SHEFA (Efate), 2 in TORBA Province (Vanua Lava), 86 in PENAMA Province (Ambae and Pentecost) and 1 in SANMA Province.

After reporting its first case on May 9, Ambae island subsequently reported its first community infections. Since May 29, 32 active cases have been identified. Case investigation and continued contact monitoring are underway.

During this time, no hospitalization is reported.

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