The public is hereby advised that the Ministry of Health confirmed 160 new community cases recorded in the last 24hrs and 4 new border-related cases.
This brings the total number of community cases to 2,722 with 1,502 active cases.
More than 1,200 people have recovered from Covid, according to the MOH data. Those between the ages of 25 and 29 record the highest infection of 337, the second-highest is the 20-24-year-olds with 285 affected.
“There are 17 cases currently in managed isolation at the Moto’otua National Hospital. “To date, 24,241 rapid antigen tests have been administered by the Ministry of Health.
The total number of COVID-19 deaths still remains at two.
According to the Ministry of Health, the overall attack rate for Samoa is 10.7.
The areas with the highest attack rates have been identified as Faleata 4 and Vaimauga 4, reporting the highest number of cases per 1,000 population.
“The Ministry of Health reported, 97.2 per cent of Samoa’s eligible population have received their first dose, 71.3 per cent have received their second dose.
The Ministry also confirmed 40,182 people aged 18 years and over have received their booster shots so far.”