Nauru Covid-19 active cases over 4,000

The Ministry of Health said there are nine people admitted in the hospital’s Acute Care Unit.

A total of 942 cases have recovered.

The MOH also said 906 residents in 159 houses have recovered and are out of isolation. With an addition of 28 houses yesterday, the total number of houses on lockdown is now 345 with 3,106 residents.

“89 occupants in the quarantine facility (Budapest).”

Nauru shops and restaurants to close at 10pm


Nauru Police Force said the operation has been put in place to  minimise movement of people.

New rules have also been introduced including on-the-spot fines against individuals walking around for non-essential reasons, not wearing a mask, and gatherings of more than three.

Maximum penalties of up to $10,000 will be imposed for non-compliance.

Authorities said there have been many reports of people walking around without masks and leaving home isolation for non-essential reasons.

Double gold medalist lifter is first covid casualty in Nauru

The Oceania Weightlifting Federation has announced the death of Reanna Solomon at the age of 40.

Solomon won two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in 2002 in the super heavyweight category.

She competed at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens placing 10th overall, after which she retired from the sport.

As well, Solomon won three gold medals at the 2003 Pacific Games and she was many times Oceania Champion.

Former Nauru president and Nauru's greatest weightlifter Marcus Stephen says she set the standard for other Nauruan lifters to follow.

Covid-19: Nauru records first death; Niue records 10 community cases

Nauru President Lionel Aingimea has expressed his condolences and sympathies for the family via a video statement.

More than 4000 cases have been recorded in the community since the outbreak was announced just over two weeks ago.

There are 3838 active cases in the community as of Saturday night, and 229 people have recovered.

In Niue, the number of active Covid-19 cases at the border has hit ten.

It follows the arrival of the first quarantine-free flight from New Zealand last week.

Covid cases on Nauru continue to rise

President Lionel Aingimea says 220 new cases have been recorded in the latest 24-hour period.

He said, so far, just under 10-thousand (9890) tests have been processed.


Covid cases on Nauru continue to rise

President Lionel Aingimea says 220 new cases have been recorded in the latest 24-hour period.

He said, so far, just under 10-thousand (9890) tests have been processed.


Suspect charged for damaging property at Nauru isolation facility

The suspect will go through the court process according to a Government release.

It was earlier reported that some occupants of isolation facilities vandalised the showers and rooms.

Over 300 people are in isolation facilities as authorities’ battle with community transmission of the coronavirus.

The public is urged to refrain from damaging the quarantine facilities.

“We must take care of the rooms for the next occupants,” the statement said.

Police are continuing with the investigation.


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522 children receive Covid vaccination in Nauru

The figures are as of Monday 27 June.

A government release said the vaccination station for this group is at Aiue Boulevard.

Parents are being to get their child vaccinated.

Children will undergo the Covid test before vaccination.

All children should receive their 2nd dose 3-4 weeks after the 1st dose.



Photo GIO   Caption: A child receives a Covid test before vaccination 


Covid-19 cases on Nauru now over 3000

With 381 new cases, there are now 3,161 active cases.

There are 11 people in the hospital's Acute Care Unit.

Altogether there are now 362 houses in lockdown.

The government is delivering cartons of water, noodles and eggs to these houses.


Covid outbreak ruins Nauru medal hunt

Pacific Games Council CEO Andrew Minogue said Nauru informed the council that they were pulling out of the Games the same day the opening ceremony was held.

"Their charter flight was cancelled due to their first-ever COVID-19 outbreak," he said.

Nauru was supposed to send its 35-strong delegation to the 10-day sporting event.

However, during the parade of nations on June 17 at the Oleai Sports Complex, the country was absent as only a flagbearer represented Nauru.