One new Covid related death recorded, death toll stands at 23


Samoa’s Ministry of Health confirmed 119 new community cases and five (5) patients currently in managed isolation at Moto’otua hospital in the last 48 hours commencing from 2 pm of 06 thE May to 2 pm of 08 May 2022.

This brings the total number of confirmed community cases to 10,969. The majority of the community cases (9646) are based in Upolu, 1308 cases in Savaii, and 15 cases in Manono Tai.

COVID-19 related Deaths

This 48 hours situational report registered 1 new COVID-19-related death, taking the total number of deaths to 23. The deceased is an 80-year-old male with known comorbidities and was unvaccinated.

Our prayers and condolences are with the families and children of the person who has passed away. Out of respect for the families and relatives, we will not be making any further comments.

The public is reminded to remain vigilant and adhere to public health advice such as wearing face masks, maintaining social distance in public places, and ensuring personal hygiene at all times.

Those who are feeling unwell are strongly advised to stay home and isolate themselves to keep their families and loved ones safe.

Please get vaccinated as vaccination remains our best defense against COVID-19.