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Friday 13 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three COVID-19 cases have been reported in the remote Tongan island of Niuafo’ou, the Minister for Health, Hon Saia Piukala confirmed today.
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Thursday 12 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There were 941 active COVID-19 cases recorded in Tonga, at 10 May, with the majority (479) located on Tongatapu. Since Sunday, May 8, new cases have dropped to under 50 daily.
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Thursday 12 May 2022

Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand will fully reopen its border by the end of July, three months earlier than originally planned. Visitors from Pacific Islands Forum countries can apply for visas starting on Monday, 16 May.
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Thursday 12 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights arrived in Tonga from Fiji, Australia and New Zealand on May 11-12, with 340 incoming passengers.
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Friday 6 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s lockdown orange level restrictions will ease further with gyms, bars, and kava clubs, allowed to open, starting from Saturday May 7, confirmed Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku today during a press conference. The quarantine period has also been reduced to seven days, while essential staff who have had COVID-19 can isolate for three days.
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Tuesday 3 May 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There are currently 1,217 active COVID-19 cases recorded in Tonga as at 2 May, with the majority (702) located on Tongatapu. Vava’u has 431 active cases, Ha’apai has 84, while ‘Eua and the two Niuas have no cases.
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Thursday 28 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A small speedboat boat gifted today by the Government of Japan will assist medical officials deliver COVID-19 vaccines and other critical health services, in the outer islands.
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Friday 22 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lockdown restrictions for Tongatapu, Vava’u and Ha’apai will ease further over the next two-weeks starting at 5:01am on Saturday, 23 April.
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Friday 22 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The possibility of opening Tonga’s border mid-year is currently under discussion, the Minister for Health, Hon. Dr Saia Piukala confirmed today.
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Tuesday 19 April 2022

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine program for children aged 5 to 11 years started rolling out across primary schools in Tongatapu today, April 19.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The quarantine period for repatriated passengers has been reduced to 10 days starting next week, the Acting Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Poasi Tei confirmed on April 14. Quarantine for goods has been discontinued.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Health services in Tonga will be strengthened with new medical equipment, donated by Japan and handed over to Tonga on April 8.
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Monday 11 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lockdown restrictions are now being enforced in Niuafo'ou, Niuatoputapu and 'Eua.
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Wednesday 6 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lockdown restrictions for Tongatapu and Vava’u will ease further over the next two weeks starting on Saturday, April 9, with businesses allowed to operate from Monday to Saturday from 5am to 8pm.
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Tuesday 5 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ha’apai is now under lockdown restrictions, starting today up to 5:00am Saturday, April 9, after it was confirmed there is COVID-19 spreading in the community.
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Monday 4 April 2022
WHO TONGA COVID

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
All schools and government departments in Ha‘apai are closed, starting today, after the first community transmission of COVID-19 was detected there, the Prime Minister's Office announced last night. The PMO expected the numbers to be announced by the Ministry of Health at a press conference this afternoon.
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Friday 1 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongatapu businesses have been busy restocking and refilling goods and products today to be better able to meet customer demand tomorrow, Saturday, when they open their doors between 5:00am and 8:00pm during the current lockdown due to COVID-19. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 30 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lockdown restrictions will be eased with businesses able to operate for three days starting on Saturday, Tuesday, and Thursday, confirmed Prime Minister Hon Hu’akavameiliku during a virtual press conference today, March 30.
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Tuesday 29 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six deaths from COVID-19 in Tonga have been confirmed, while another five people with the virus died from underlying illnesses, the Minister for Health, Hon Dr Saia Piukala said today, March 29.
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Thursday 24 March 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The COVID-19 virus has reached Ha’apai, with 29 positive cases confirmed out of the 126 people who travelled from Nuku’alofa to the outer islands, last week. Meanwhile, a total of 363 new cases were recorded in the whole of Tonga over a 24 hour period up to 6:00am today, bringing the total number of active cases in Tonga to 2,919. Positive cases in Tonga are forecast to peak at 1,000 cases per day by mid-April. Three people have died from COVID-19 and another six positive cases died from underlying illnesses.
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