Close to 1,000 people have “fully recovered” from COVID


Close to 1,000 people have “fully recovered” from COVID.

This was confirmed by the Ministry of Health in its latest statement issued on the data of COVID cases in the Country.

As of Sunday today, 3 of April, Samoa’s Ministry of Health confirmed 164 new community cases recorded in the last 24hrs. This brings the total number of community cases detected since 17th March 2022 to 2,443.   

Of this total, 1,514 are active cases while 927 people are confirmed to have fully recovered. A total number of 23,419 RATs have been administered by the Ministry of Health.”

A total of 12 people are currently being isolated at the Moto’otua National Hospital.

“The Ministry of Health confirmed one (1) new COVID-19 related death in the last 24hours and brings the cumulative total number of deaths of COVID-19 to two (2).”

Today’s report also includes 4 additional historical cases from the repatriation flight, NZ990 from Auckland New Zealand arrived on March 29, 2022, and brings the total number of cases at the border since November 2020 to 56.

These cases are not considered active and therefore not included in the active cases total number.