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Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific as of 12 July 2022

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Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 05 July 2022

Influenza

  • Influenza A and B in Samoa: Since June 2022, Ministry of Health has seen a surge in cases presenting with symptoms of the common “flu”, with a noticeable increase compared to the previous two years. Laboratory has confirmed Influenza A and Influenza B cases. In addition, Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases are also identified. *A red alert is added to the map. *– Source: Ministry of Health Samoa official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022 and Personal communication with country officials on 07 July 2022.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

  • American Samoa: As of 26 June 2022, a total of 6,555 COVID-19 cases and 31 deaths have been reported by the American Samoa Department of Health. – Source: American Samoa Government accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Australia: As of 11 July 2022, 8,511,844 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including 10,326 deaths were reported in Australia. Source: Department of Health, Australian Governmentaccessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI): As of28 June 2022, 11,759 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 35 deaths were reported by CNMI*.* - Source: Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Cook Islands: As of 06 July 2022, 5,794 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1 death were reported by Cook Islands Ministry of Health. Source: Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health Cook Islandsaccessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Federated States of Micronesia (FSM): As of 05 July 35 imported cases have been reported. There has been no local cases reported. – Source: FSM Department of Health & Social Affairs official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Fiji: As of 11 July 2022, 66,405 cases and 869 deaths have been reported in Fiji. Fiji has also recorded 946 COVID-19 positive patients who died from the serious medical conditions unrelated to COVID-19; their doctors determined that COVID-19 did not contribute to their deaths; therefore these are not classified as COVID-19 deaths. Cases have been increasing for more than two weeks. *The blue alert is changed to red on the map. *- Source: Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • French Polynesia: As of 11 July 2022, 74,119 cumulative cases and 649 deaths have been reported in French Polynesia. – Source: Direction de la sante website accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Guam: As of 11 July 2022, 53,066 confirmed and probablecases and 373 deaths were reported by Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). – Source : Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services website accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Hawaii: As of 06 July 2022, 313,076 cases of COVID-19 and 1,524 deaths were reported by Hawaii Department of Health*.*– Source : State of Hawaii, Department of Health websiteaccessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Kiribati: As of 23 June 2022, 3,236 cases of COVID-19 and 13 deaths were reported by the Kiribati Government. – Source: Office of Te Beretitenti official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Nauru: As of 10 July 2022, 6,237 cases and 1 death have been reported by Government of the Republic of Nauru. Source: Government of the Republic of Nauru official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • New Caledonia: As of 05 July 2022, 65,407 COVID-19 cases and 313 deaths have been reported by the New Caledonia Government*. * Source: Government of New Caledonia websiteaccessed on 12 July 2022.

  • New Zealand: As of 12 July 2022, 1,450,451 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 1,645 deaths were reported by New Zealand Ministry of Health*.*– Source : New Zealand Ministry of Health website accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Niue: As of 09 July 2022, 24 imported COVID-19 cases have been reported by the Niue Government. There has been no local cases reported.– Source: Niue Government accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Papua New Guinea: As of 09 July 2022, there have been 44,751 confirmed cases and 662 deaths reported in PNG. – Source: Papua New Guinea Official COVID-19 Info website accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Palau: As of 05 July 2022, 5,269 COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths were reported by the Republic of Palau. – Source: Ministry of Health and Human Services, Republic of Palau COVID-19 situation reportaccessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Republic of Marshall Island (RMI): As of 09 July 2022, 44 imported cases have been reported by RMI Ministry of Health and Human Service. There has been no local cases reported. - Source:RMI Ministry of Health and Human services official facebook page accessed 12 July 2022.

  • Samoa:As of 09 July 2022, 15,115 COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths were reported by the Samoan Government.* - *Source: Government of Samoa official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Solomon Islands: As of 30 May 2022, 21,237 cases and 149 deaths were reported by the Solomon Islands government. – Source: COVID-19 Dashboard for Solomon Islands accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Tonga: As of 05 July 2022, 12,382 cases and 12 deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Health. - Source: Ministry of Health Tonga official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Tuvalu: As of 20 May 2022, 3 imported cases were detected and a further three are suspected. All six cases are in quarantine. There has been no local cases reported. Awaiting further information and confirmation from Tuvalu Health Authorities. – Source: Australian High Commission Tuvalu official facebook page accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Vanuatu: As of 12 July 2022, 11,697 casesand 14 deaths have been reported by the Ministry of Health.– Source: Vanuatu Ministry of Health accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Wallis and Futuna: As of 12 July 2022, 457 COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths have been reported by the Wallis and Futuna Government. Two (2) new cases were detected in the community on 06 July 2022. A red alert is added to the map. – Source: Wallis and Futuna Government official facebook pageaccessed on 12 July 2022.

COVID-19 Vaccination

  • As of 11 July 2022, a total of 2,714,749 of the 1st dose and 2,315,703 of the 2nd dose has been administered in all 22Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs).

MORE information and data visualization products on COVID-19 morbidity, mortality and vaccination in the Pacific Islandscan be accessed on SPC website at https://www.spc.int/updates/blog/2021/03/covid-19-pacific-community-updates.

Outside of the Pacific

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Other Information/updates

  • Monkeypox in Australia: As at 10 July 2022, there are 23 confirmed and probable cases of monkeypox in Australia. This includes 6 in Victoria, 16 in New South Wales and 1 in South Australia. As of 06 July 2022, NSW Health is urging the community to be aware of the symptoms of monkeypox following likely transmission of the virus within Australia. Eleven cases of monkeypox have now been identified in NSW residents. While nine cases are likely to have been acquired overseas, two may have been acquired in Australia. – Source: Australia Government Department of Health and NSW Government accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Monkeypox in New Zealand: Two (2) imported cases have been notified by the Ministry of Health, New Zealand. – Source: Ministry of Health New Zealand accessed on 12 July 2022.

  • Monkeypox in New Caledonia: A first case of monkey pox was detected at the Médipôle, at the Gaston-Bourret Territorial Hospital Center (CHT). – Source: Media article accessed on 12 July 2022. Awaiting further information from country.