Vanuatu Situation Report #131

Vanuatu Situation Report – Issued 16 May Covering 15 May to 16 May 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 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 8487 confirmed cases have been reported since the beginning of 2022.
  • 15 new confirmed cases have been reported in the last 24 hours, 14 in TAFEA Province (Tanna), 1 in SHEFA Province (Efate), SANMA, TORBA and PENAMA Province Reported zero cases. 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**
  • No hospitalization is reported during this period.