New Zealand media reports, on the 11th, the government of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu announced that a man who arrived in Port Vila, the capital of Vanuatu from the United States via Australia and New Zealand on November 4, tested positive for the new crown virus.
This man became Vanuatu’s first Coronavirus. A confirmed case of Covid-19.
At present, he has been transferred to the isolation facility of the Capital General Hospital of Vanuatu.
The health department is tracking people who have been in contact with confirmed cases.
The Vanuatu government has announced the closure of the island of Efate, where the capital is located, and the suspension of travel between the islands and Efate.
The government has also extended the quarantine period for returnees to Vanuatu from 14 days to 28 days.