Message for U.S. Citizens – Samoa goes into lockdown due to COVID-19

The Government of Samoa has announced a full lockdown for all of Samoa effective at 18:00 on January 22.   The move is in response to 15 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases.  All positive cases are currently in isolation.  During the lockdown, all residents are advised to remain at home and only essential services will be operating.  The lockdown will ...
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Fact Sheet: President Biden to Take Action on Global Health through Support of COVAX and Calling for Health Security Financing

From As the virus continues to spread throughout the world, and with new variants emerging, the facts are clear that it is critical that we vaccinate as many people as possible, as quickly as possible. Tomorrow at the G7, the President will announce that he is taking concrete steps to improve the health and the safety ...
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PPE Samoa bound

A shipment of U.S. government-funded medical supplies takes to the water this afternoon bound for Apia. Ambassador Scott Brown, U.S. Ambassador to the Independent State of Samoa says he was honored to have the opportunity to assist with packing out the shipment. “The PPE we’re sending includes nearly 100,000 pairs of gloves, tens of thousands of masks, ...
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