COVID-19 pandemic in Vanuatu
|COVID-19 pandemic in Vanuatu|
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Index case||Port Vila|
|Arrival date||11 November 2020|
(1 year, 7 months, 2 weeks and 3 days ago)
|‡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. The Vanuatuan Government and groups such as the Vanuatu Red Cross support and encourage vaccination against COVID-19.
References[change | change source]
- "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.
- "Vanuatu's main island halts outward travel after Covid discovery". RNZ. 2021-04-18. Retrieved 2021-04-19.
- ABC News. "Vanuatu Red Kros helpim long ol vaksinesen program long kantri" (in Tok Pisin).