A total of 139 out of 214 frontliners were released, after two weeks of quarantine.

This follows testings on seven occasion using PCR test for COVID-19 and all test results returned negative.

The frontline staff included those from Samoa Airport Authority, Immigration Division (MPMC), Customs Division (MCR), Quarantine Division (MAF), Samoa Airways, Police (MOPP) and National Emergency Operation Committee staff.

The managed isolation quarantine started 22 January and ended last week Friday, according to a press statement issued by the Samoa Government.

A total of 139 out of the 214 frontliners were released from quarantine sites at Sheraton Mulifanua (80), St Therese, Leauvaa (50) and Tivoli Aparthotel (9).

The frontliners remaining in quarantine include the Ministry of Health staff who continue to closely monitor and assess the passengers at quarantine sites, and isolation sites at the TTM and Faleolo hospitals.

This includes drivers that provide transport for the health teams.

The quarantine site used are Sheraton Mulifanua, St Therese - Leauvaa; Shrine of Three Hearts, Tivoli Aparthotel and Tivoli Warehouse accommodations.

Last Saturday the Government the cases remains at 31 and there is no evidence of any community case.

All infection, prevention and control protocols continue to be strictly followed by the health response teams and staff at the quarantine sites and isolation units.
There is still no evidence of a community transmission.