Vanuatu Situation Report – Issued 10 April Covering 9 to 10 April 2022
SUMMARY AND DISEASE BURDEN
On 04 March 2022, an active COVID-19 case was confirmed at Vila Central Hospital who had no travel history, 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 5502 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of 2022.
31 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, including 31 on Efate island (Shefa province) and 0 on Santo island (Sanma province).
2 new deaths due to COVID-19 have been confirmed. The victims were Females 59 and 76 years old both not vaccinated and have underlying conditions, such as asthma and cardiovascular diseases.