COVID-19 positive cases, community/border 15,839, says MOH

Samoa’s Ministry of Health reported 72 new positive cases registered over the last seven days, commencing from 2:00pm on August 21st to August 28th at 2:00pm. Of this number, 66 are confirmed community cases and 6 confirmed border cases were registered during this period, taking the cumulative number of COVID-19 positive cases (community/border) to 15,839.
Currently, there are 9 cases in managed isolation at Moto’otua Hospital and none at the ICU.
This seven-day rolling average report includes trends of positive cases since March 17th of this year, when the first community case was confirmed. It also provides current rates of our national COVID-19 vaccination.
There are no new deaths recorded during this period, but a total of 29 Covid related has been recorded for Samoa.