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First coronavirus case in Wallis and Futuna

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 18, 2020
Wallis and Futuna has recorded its first coronavirus case.
Wallis and Futuna
First coronavirus case   Wallis and Futuna
The prefecture said the individual arrived on 3 October, prompting an extension of their compulsory 14 day quarantine.

Wallis and Futuna was the only French administered area without the coronavirus.

The prefecture said the person concerned, who is asymptomatic, has been placed in the hospital's isolation ward.

The only access to the territory is via New Caledonia, which also has mandatory quarantine.