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ASG COVID-19 Task Force

Chairman Lt. Gov. Talauega Eleasalo Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The COVID-19 Task Force is reporting that the task force is aiming to neutralize and contain the two latest confirmed COVID cases so there is no community spread. This comes as American Samoa’s first positive case is doing fine at home after successfully recovering,...
Gov. Lemanu Peleti Palepoi Sialega Mauga
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The Governor’s Office announced last night new dates for Hawaiian Airlines flights for the remainder of the year.  They are October 14, November 1, November 18, and December 6 — two fewer flights from the original schedule that was approved previously. However, the...
Task Force Chairman Lt Gov Talauega Eleasalo Ale
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The COVID Task Force is looking at having six more repatriation flights as it looks to end the repat program after July.  There will be two flights each for the months of May, June and July. The dates for the remaining flights are: May 12th, May 28th, June 13th, June...
Members of the COVID-19 Task force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — RNZ Pacific is reporting that some of the upcoming repatriation flights to American Samoa are intended to bring construction workers into the territory. The COVID-19 Taskforce mentioned a request for a charter flight from Samoa by Fletcher Construction. According to the...
File photo of government’s COVID-19 Task Force
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Members of the government’s COVID-19 Task Force will remain in place until the end of January 2021, as the Lolo Administration transitions ASG to the incoming administration of governor-elect, Lt. Gov. Lemonu Palepoi Silage Mauga and lieutenant governor-elect Talauega...
Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Speaking at Sunday’s government COVID-19 Task Force meeting, Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua says a three-month immunization campaign is underway for all students —  at both public and private schools — to receive their required vaccinations. Motusa says DoH wasn’t...
Samoa Airways Twin Otter
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — At Sunday’s cabinet meeting, Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga said the repatriation flights to bring back home local residents stranded in Samoa will run for this one last week and starting Aug. 1, for a period of two weeks, the flights will bring in specialized workers needed...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — ASG’s new repatriation plan for American Samoa residents stranded in Samoa due to border closure over the COVID-19 threat, will be carried out in phases — based on available quarantine facilities — starting tomorrow, Wednesday, with priority to travelers without medical...
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Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — While Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga is proposing to extend the current coronavirus emergency declaration, including the continued closing of borders for another 30-days, he says he has already been contacted by a Hawaii attorney who warned of a “movement” to block American...
ASG’s COVID-19 Task Force.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The new committee appointed by Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga on May 17th to review and provide recommendations on the next move after the current Fourth Emergency Declaration expires May 31st has provided their recommendations. ASG coronavirus task force chairman, Iulogologo...

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