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The main island of Tonga has been closed for the first case since the beginning of the epidemic

The vast archipelago is located in the South Pacific Ocean First case of covid virus Last week, after a traveler from New Zealand tested positive and was quarantined in a quarantine hotel.

Lockdown on Tongatapu Island It would mean closing schools, bars and restaurants and imposing a nightly curfew. People will need to self-isolate at home unless they are shopping for food or medicine, getting medical help, or accessing banking services.

News of the case prompted hundreds of Tonga At the vaccination sites all over the country. About 31% of Tonga’s population has been fully vaccinated and 48% have received at least one dose, according to the Our World in Data research group.

The injured passenger was among the 215 passengers who arrived on a flight from Christchurch, New Zealand.


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