21 Mar 2014

Samoa PM recovering in hospital from high fever

6:26 am on 21 March 2014

Samoa's Prime Minister, Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi is recovering at the national hospital in Apia after being admitted Wednesday night due to a high fever.

The opposition leader, Palusalue Fa'apo II, says he visited the prime minister on Thursday and he is in good spirits but is still receiving medical treatment in the high dependency unit.

In parliament the opposition leader dismissed the deputy prime minister's comments that the prime minister was well and carrying out his normal duties.