Vanuatu Situation Report – Issued 12 May Covering 11 May to 12 May 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.
As of 05 May 2022, Shefa Province have moved to Recovery level 1, Sanma province moved to recovery
level 2 while Torba province and Pentecost, Tanna, Erromango and Aneityum are at Alert Level 3 (Very
High) due to large-scale community transmission
A total of 8289 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of 2022.
48 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, 2 in SANMA Province (Santo), 35 in
PENAMA Province (Pentecost), 2 in Shefa province (Moso), and 9 in Tafea Province (Tanna) and 0 in Torba
Province. The accuracy of the data is based on the accuracy of the case notification. **Discrepancies with
previous reports result from lags in data entry and reporting at provincial level**
Nguna island in shefa province first detected community cases on 7 of May with a total of 13 cases,
including 4 in the last 24 hours. First community cases reported in Moso island
1 case reported at the border (currently in quarantine) in Ambae. Investigation and contact tracing
No hospitalization is reported during this period.