8 Nov 2022

Covid-19: Community transmission confirmed in Tuvalu

1:46 pm on 8 November 2022
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Tuvalu's finance minister, Seve Paeniu has confirmed community transmission of Covid-19 in Tuvalu.

About 14,000 people live across the Tuvalu archipelago.

UN data shows more than 25,000 vaccine Covid-19 vaccine doses have been administered there.

RNZ Pacific has reached out to the Permanent Secretary of Health, Lily Tangisia for more details.