COVID-19 pandemic in Samoa

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COVID-19 pandemic in Samoa
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Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Arrival date18 November 2020[1] (2 years, 4 months and 1 week ago)
Confirmed cases3[1]
Suspected cases0
Government website
Samoan Health Ministry's Corona Virus webpage
Suspected cases have not been confirmed by laboratory tests as being due to this strain, although some other strains may have been ruled out.

The COVID-19 pandemic in Samoa is part of the ongoing worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The first case in Samoa was confirmed on 18 November 2020.[1] As of 1 June 2021, there were three COVID-19 cases in Samoa.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Reports Samoa has its first case of Covid-19". 1 News. 19 November 2020. Archived from the original on 18 November 2020. Retrieved 18 November 2020.