If you have a fever, cough AND difficulty breathing, go to your nearest health facility.
Avoid physical contact with others. If you can, call ahead.

Emergency only – Vila Central Hospital (VCH): 112
Emergency only – Doctor in charge, VCH: 22100
Emergency only – Ambulance (Paid/subscriber service): 115


On 31 December 2019, the Government of China reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause in Wuhan, Hubei Province. A novel coronavirus was identified in January 2020. On 30 January 2020, the WHO Director-General declared the COVID-19 outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). On 11 March 2020, a Global Pandemic was declared.

Globally, as of 18 May 2021 a cumulative total of more than 147 million cases has been confirmed with more than 3.1 million deaths recorded.

This Ministry of Health website includes the latest health information and updates related to COVID-19.

Non-health information related to the SOE is available on the website of the National Disaster Management Office.

As of 22nd of April 2021, there are no active cases of COVID-19 in Vanuatu. According to the COVID-19 Health Sector Preparedness and Response Plan , Vanuatu is now in Scenario 1 – No confirmed cases.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been three (3) active COVID-19 cases in Vanuatu, all of which have been detected in quarantine. There has been no community transmission of COVID-19 in Vanuatu. From over 23,000 tests conducted in Australia and New Zealand on people arriving from Vanuatu, none have detected COVID-19.

  • From 1 January 2020 to 21 March 2021, 1,149 people who travelled from Vanuatu undertook approximately 2,298 tests for SARS-CoV-2 during quarantine in New Zealand. No test results were positive.
  • From February 2020 to April 2021, 10,512 people who travelled from Vanuatu undertook approximately 21,024 tests for SARS-CoV-2 during quarantine in Australia. No test results were positive.

The situation can change, with the most recent health information available in Situation Reports.

This Ministry of Health website includes the latest health information and updates related to COVID-19.