Warning epidemics and diseases that appear in the Pacific on July 27, 2020 – World | Instant News


Highlights / update since the last map was sent on PacNet on July 20, 2020

Dengue fever

  • DENV-3 in the Republic of the Marshall Islands: There are 3,500 cases of disease such as dengue which 1,651 have been confirmed by laboratories in the Marshall Islands between May 2019 and 21 July 2020. Two deaths have been reported since June 2019. Outbreaks are ongoing. – Source: Dengue-3 Fever Plague in the Marshall Islands Situation Republic, 21 July 2020.

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19)

  • Australia: On 26 July 2020, 14,403 confirmed COVID-19 cases including 155 deaths were reported in Australia. Of the newly reported cases, the majority came from Victoria. – Source: Ministry of Health, Australian Government accessed on July 27, 2020.

  • Hawaii: As of July 26, 2020, 1683 COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths were reported by the Hawaii Department of Health. – Source: State of Hawaii, Department of Health accessed on July 27, 2020.

  • Guam: As of July 25, 2020, 337 cases and 5 deaths were reported by the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS). – Source: Guam’s Department of Public Health and Social Services accessed on July 27, 2020.

  • Papua New Guinea: As of July 26, 2020, there were 62 cases (23 new cases) reported in PNG. – Source: Papua New Guinea COVID-19 accessed on July 27, 2020.

  • New Zealand: As of July 27, 2020, 1,556 COVID-19 cases were confirmed and possibly reported by the New Zealand Ministry of Health. Three (3) new import cases were reported since July 20, 2020. No new cases were locally acquired during more than two incubation periods (28 days). – Source: New Zealand Ministry of Health accessed on July 27, 2020.

  • Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas (CNMI): As of July 26, 2020, 40 COVID-19 cases were confirmed and 2 deaths were reported by CNMI. Three (3) new import cases were reported since 20 July 2020. No new cases were obtained locally for more than two incubation periods (28 days). – Source: Commonwealth Health Companyaccessed on July 27, 2020.

Current COVID-19 status in the Pacific can also be accessed at Pacific Communitywebsite.

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