Vanuatu Situation Report #70 – Issued 16 March Covering 15 to 16 March 2022


  • 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).