Vanuatu records first COVID19 case

Confirmed reports from reliable sources within the Department of Health say a Ni Van in quarantine has tested positive for COVID19.

Though information is relatively minimal at the moment, it is understood, that the individual has travelled back in from overseas.

Sources within the Health Department have confirmed that the individual COVID19 test results are positive.

Reliable sources within the Health Department have only said the test results have been tested and one case is confirmed positive.

YTS News has contacted Health Officials within the COVID19 steering committee but no comment was issued at this time.

Reliable sources within the Port Vila Central Hospital have also confirmed Vanuatu has its first COVID19 case.

The reliable source also says there are measures already in place to isolate and treat cases if they do occur.