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Former cabinet minister Mathew Batsiua, has been released from prison.

Pacific Covid-19 Updates

Tuesday April 07, 2020

Guam

 8 confirmed cases of Covid-19, taking the number of cases in the US territory to 121.

Parliamentarians in the Papua New Guinea autonomous region of Bougainville have agreed to extend a State of Emergency imposed last month to help combat Covid-19.

Effects of Tropical Cyclone Harold is being felt in most parts of Fiji.

An Air Tahiti Nui airliner returned to Papeete with 130 cubic metres of medical supplies procured in China to combat the Covid-19 outbreak.

Vanuatu begins assessments

Monday April 06, 2020

RNZ reports that extensive damage are emerging from parts of Vanuatu struck by Cyclone Harold yesterday, but communication with much of the battered region is proving difficult.

Fiji has confirmed another new Covid-19 case after testing another 25 samples at the Fiji molecular lab.

Air New Zealand is laying off 387 pilots as part of a wider move to reduce its workforce by at least 3750, it is understood, Stuff News reports.

The New Zealand government is working on a way to get 79 New Zealanders  from Vanuatu that was hit by Tropical Cyclone Harold.

Tropical Cyclone Harold strengthened to a category 4 system early this morning as it heads to northern Vanuatu, with the latest tracking map indicating it will be a monster category 5 storm.

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