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Monday 21 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three repatriation flights are on schedule to arrive in Tonga this month, including a chartered flight from Vanuatu on June 22 to take seasonal workers to Australia.
Wednesday 16 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Zealand’s pledge of 4,800 doses of Astra Zeneca vaccine for Tonga arrived at Fua’amotu International Airport today, 16 June.
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Wednesday 9 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 248 passengers repatriated from New Zealand and Australia on 2 and 3 June respectively, tested negative for COVID-19, confirmed Ministry of Health CEO, Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola.
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Tuesday 8 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s State of Emergency has been renewed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 within Tonga, starting from 8:00pm June 7 until 8:00pm July 5.
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Thursday 3 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight with around 141 passengers arrived in Tonga today from Brisbane, Australia.
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Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A repatriation flight with 107 passengers arrived in Tonga today from Auckland, New Zealand. They are being quarantined at Tanoa Hotel in Nuku'alofa and Makeke Camp in Vaini for 21-days.
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Monday 31 May 2021

Geneva, Switzerland
Smoking causes 8 million deaths a year, and now smokers have a greater risk of developing a severe case and dying from COVID-19, says the World Health Organization (WHO) today on World No Tobacco Day, drawing attention to the dangers of using tobacco, and the preventable death and disease it causes.
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Friday 28 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Repatriation flights from New Zealand and Australia are expected to arrive in Tonga on June 2 and 3 respectively, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u.
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Wednesday 26 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With 28,150 people vaccinated to date, only 40 vials (less than 480 doses) of the COVID-19 vaccine remain to be administered before the batch expires on 31 May, the Ministry of Health said today.
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Wednesday 26 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 247 passengers repatriated to Tonga from Auckland, Pagopago, and Apia earlier this month tested negative for COVID-19, confirmed Ministry of Health Acting CEO, Dr Reynold ‘Ofanoa this morning.
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Wednesday 26 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has received a grant of NZ$1.6M from New Zealand on 25 May, for construction of a new central pharmacy warehouse to assist Tonga's COVID-19 preparedness and response activities.
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Friday 21 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first batch of COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccines is almost finished with 93% used so far, the Ministry of Health confirmed this afternoon, 21 May. Around 25,970 people have been vaccinated so far.
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Friday 21 May 2021

Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide Tonga with a $5.5 million grant to support the rollout of safe and effective vaccines against COVID-19.
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Friday 21 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New medical equipment, including thermography cameras to improve Tonga's border control against COVID-19, was handed over to the Ministry of Health from the Government of Japan. “We also hope that Tonga could open the border even only a day sooner through our various assistances, including vaccinations,” he said.
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Monday 17 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With only 5,000 to 6,000 of the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine remaining, people aged 30 years and over are now eligible to be vaccinated, health officials announced this morning. ‘Eua is receiving 2,000 of those doses and the rest will be available in Tongatapu for first come, first served. No date has been confirmed for inoculating the remainder of the population, due to a limited supply of vaccines worldwide.
Saturday 15 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI and Queen Nanasipau’u received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine this morning, Saturday 15 May 2021, at Vaiola Hospital, in Tongatapu.
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Wednesday 12 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 19,200 doses of the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine arrived on an Air New Zealand cargo flight in Tonga this afternoon, confirmed Ministry of Health Acting CEO, Dr Reynold ‘Ofanoa. These are for the second doses of people who have been innocculated. So far, over 20,000 people in Tonga have received their first shots.
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Wednesday 12 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two repatriation flights are planned for June from Auckland, New Zealand, and Brisbane, Australia, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today.
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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Plans for repatriated passengers to start paying for their quarantine starting on 28 July is underway, confirmed MEIDECC CEO Paula Ma’u today.
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Monday 10 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 247 passengers that were repatriated from Auckland, Pagopago and Apia last week have tested negative for COVID-19.
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