On 04 March 2022, an active COVID-19 case was confirmed at Vila Central Hospital, indicating transmission at community level.
On 07 March 2022, Efate and Offshore Islands moved to Alert Level 3: Very High, due to large-scale community transmission. All provinces of Vanuatu are on Alert Level 3 given reports of cases or movement of contacts of cases in the six provinces of Vanuatu.
A total of 473 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of 2022
70 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, comprising 70 on Efate island (Shefa
province) and 0 on Santo island (Sanma province).