Vanuatu Situation Report #108

Vanuatu Situation Report – Issued 23 April Covering 22 to 23 April 2022


  • 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.
  • As of 21 April 2022, Shefa have moved to Recovery level 2 and Sanma Province, Torba province and Pentecost are at Alert Level 3 (Very High) due to large-scale community transmission. The other two provinces of Vanuatu are at Alert Level 1 (Medium Risk) due to the risk of importation of COVID-19
  • A total of 6840 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of 2022.
  • 51 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, including 1 on Efate island (Shefa province), 50 on Santo island (Sanma province) and zero cases in Torres Islands (Torba Province) and Pentecost (Penama province)
  • Currently, there are 2 cases hospitalized directly due to COVID-19 infection, 1 in shefa province and 1 in Sanma province, both in stable condition.
  • There have been unverified reports of cases in Tafea Province; provincial teams have been deployed to investigate.