The number of people who have received their first does of Covid-19 vaccination have reached 99 percent and 91 have received their second dose. This was announced by the Hon. Prime Minister, Hu’akavameiliku during a press conference with the local media on Wednesday, 23rd of February 2022.
The devastation of the volcanic eruption, the tsunami, and the Covid outbreak that followed has proved to be a challenge not only to the government but Members of Parliament also especially Members of Parliament from the most affected areas.
The Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku this morning told local media in a press conference the number of positive cases recorded has increased from 139 to 208.
The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, Lord Fakafanua called upon the international community to work together and to continue efforts to build peace, trust, reconciliation, and mutual respect.
The Prime Minister Hon. Hu’akavameiliku has renewed the Declaration of a Sate of Emergency that was made on the 17th of January 2022, to be applied over all land and sea areas of Tonga commencing Monday 14 February 2022 at 8pm until Monday 14 March 2022, 8pm.