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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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Tuesday 19 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eleven people were arrested and charged in the seizure of illicit drugs, cash and drug utensils at different locations in Tongatapu from April 8-11.
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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
Kristian Woolf will continue to be Head Coach of Tonga’s National Rugby League team ahead of the June test match against New Zealand and the World Cup in England later this year.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will participate in weightlifting and rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Birmingham, England, from 28 July to 8 August.
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Saturday 16 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Australian NGO, the Nerang Men’s Shed and other Men's Sheds on the Gold Coast, have collected tools to assist households in Tonga devastated by the Hunga Tonga Hunga-Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunamis in January.
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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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Friday 8 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A range of cleaning supplies from Karcher in Australia donated to hospitals across Tonga to help with cleaning up the ashfall after the eruption, were received by the Ministry of Health yesterday, 6 April.
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Wednesday 6 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan delegation led by Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku will attend the 7th Our Ocean Conference 2022 held in Koror, Palau on April 13-14.
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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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Wednesday 6 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The keys to the first new home, built by the Tongan government under the volcano and tsunami rebuilding program, were handed over to ‘Ahau resident Halaime Veilofia by the Prime Minister Hon Hu’akavameiliku yesterday.
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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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Tuesday 5 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The cause of death of a New Zealand couple in Vava'u, was electrocution and was likely accidental, a formal inquest conducted during the weekend has found.
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Monday 4 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ha’apai has 18 positive COVID-19 cases in the community, recorded on Saturday, April 2, the Minister for Health, Hon. Dr Saia Piukala said today. To date nationally, nine people have died due to COVID-19 and another seven from co-morbidities. Some active cases in Tonga remain “moderately severe”. Public Health nurses are going out to reach around 20,000 people who have not yet had their vaccine booster shots. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 4 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Electricity Tariff increase came into effect from 1 April 2022. The Competent Authority has approved an increase in the regulated price of diesel effective 18 March 2022. This has contributed to an increase of 32.3 seniti per litre. Hiki 'a e totongi 'uhila 'o kamata 'i he 'aho 1 'Epeleli 2022. Kuo tali ‘e he Pule Fē’unga ke hiki ‘a e totongi ‘o e lolo tisolo ‘a ia ke kamata ngāue’aki ‘i he ‘aho 18 Ma’asi 2022. ‘Oku tokoni ‘eni ki hono hiki ‘a e totongi lolo ‘aki ‘a e seniti ‘e 32.3 ki he lita mei Sanuali 2022 ki Ma’asi 2022.
Monday 4 April 2022

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The deaths of a New Zealand couple, whose bodies were found at 'Utungake in Vava'u on Saturday, are being investigated by Tonga Police. The deaths were described as “a tragedy” by ...
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Monday 4 April 2022
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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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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 35-year-old man from Te'ekiu was arrested by the Police Drugs Enforcement Taskforce in relation to illicit drugs, cash and utensils on March 25, during the current COVID-19 lockdown.
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