COVID-19 pandemic in Vanuatu

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COVID-19 pandemic in Vanuatu
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
First outbreakWuhan, Hubei, China
Index casePort Vila
Arrival date11 November 2020[1]
(2 years, 3 weeks and 5 days ago)
Confirmed cases4[1]
Suspected cases0
Suspected cases have not been confirmed as being due to this strain by laboratory tests, although some other strains may have been ruled out.

The COVID-19 pandemic in Vanuatu 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 Vanuatu was confirmed on 11 November 2020.[1] The Vanuatuan Government and groups such as the Vanuatu Red Cross support and encourage vaccination against COVID-19.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Vanuatu has its first Covid-19 case". Radio New Zealand. 11 November 2020. Archived from the original on 11 November 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2020.
  2. "Vanuatu's main island halts outward travel after Covid discovery". RNZ. 2021-04-18. Retrieved 2021-04-19.
  3. ABC News. "Vanuatu Red Kros helpim long ol vaksinesen program long kantri" (in Tok Pisin).