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Samoa State of Emergency extended to August
05:31 am GMT+12, 28/07/2020, Samoa

Samoa's Head of State, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II after consultation with Cabinet signed into law for the COVID 19 State of Emergency Orders to remain in force via its extension from 03 August 2020 until 30 August 2020.
 
In addition a new amendment is also included which states as follow;
 
Public gatherings:
(1) Matai title bestowment is permitted on the following conditions:
 
(a) social distancing is to be observed;
(b) attendance is restricted to 50 couples;
(c) visitors (malo usu) are prohibited;
(d) only residents in Samoa are permitted to attend and the attendance of overseas residents is prohibited.
 
The rest of the State of Emergency Orders is still in force.
 
The new Order commences on 28 July 2020.

SOURCE: SAMOA GOVT/PACNEWS


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