16 Nov 2020

Second Covid-19 case in Wallis and Futuna

7:08 am on 16 November 2020

Wallis and Futuna has recorded a second Covid-19 case.

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The prefecture said the individual arrived from France at the end of October and was diagnosed at the end of the compulsory quarantine period.

It said although asymptomatic, the individual had been transferred to the hospital's isolation ward.

A month ago, Wallis and Futuna recorded its first Covid-19 case, becoming the last French-administered territory to register a coronavirus case.

Wallis and Futuna as well as New Caledonia have no community transmission while French Polynesia, which reopened its borders, has recorded almost 12,000 cases.

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