Monday, October 18, 2021

Palau

The tiny Pacific nation where 99% are fully vaccinated

In a population of about 18,000, almost 15,000 people or 99% of those eligible have been fully vaccinated.

Palau loses virus-free status with first Covid cases

With more than 80% of the 18,000 population fully vaccinated, President Surangel Whipps insists the remote island state 'has been Covid-free but is now Covid-safe'.

Tiny Palau records first Covid-19 case

But authorities in the remote Pacific nation say it poses no transmission risk.

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