CNMI adopts extreme social distancing; some businesses ordered to close at 1 pm

The CNMI government has ordered the enforcement of extreme social distancing measures to protect the community from the spread of COVID-19. CNMI Governor Ralph DLG...

FSM continues to tighten travel restrictions

With the report of the first COVID-19 death on Guam, the different FSM states have tightened their travel restrictions, issuing mandatory quarantine or barring...

Consul General: No FSM citizen stranded at the Guam airport

FSM Consul General Teresa Filepin has set the record straight on social media posts spreading all over the community about FSM citizens being stranded...
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Palau schools closing on Monday as part of COVID-19 preventive action

Starting March 23 up to April 3 all schools in Palau will be closed as a precaution against the global COVID-19 outbreak, according to...

Marshall Islands temporarily lifts travel ban for 19 students stranded in Chuuk

The Marshall Islands government has temporarily waived its strict ban on international travel to assist a group of Marshallese students traveling back home from...

FSM gets its first 3 COVID-19 PUIs; samples to be tested on Guam

Public health officials in the Federated States of Micronesia have identified its first three COVID-19 PUIs (Persons Under Investigation) this week. The three PUIs ---...

Hawaii clears Palau’s first COVID-19 PUI; RMI investigating another potential case

The Palau Ministry of Health (MOH) has received negative results from the Hawaii State Lab on the COVID-19 laboratory testing conducted on its first...

CNMI Government issues new COVID-19 emergency declaration; orders mandatory quarantine for all inbound travelers

In response to the global COVID-19 outbreak, CNMI Governor Ralph DLG Torres signed Executive Order 2020-04 declaring a state of public health emergency and...

Prominent Jesuit-run high school in FSM cancels remaining school year due to coronavirus concerns

Drought and the unpredictable coronavirus global situation forced the Xavier High School in Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia to cancel the remainder of the...

CNMI Governor announces closure of government offices out of coronavirus concerns

CNMI Governor Ralph DLG Torres announced late Sunday night the closure of all government offices starting Monday, March 16 amidst increasing coronavirus concerns. Torres issued...





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