Cook Islands braces for first community COVID cases
13 Feb 2022
Pukapuka, Cook Islands. File
Cook Islands, a small South Pacific nation that has not experienced COVID-19 in its community, is readying for its first coronavirus infections after an infected traveller visited, Prime Minister Mark Brown said on Sunday.
The traveller from New Zealand spent eight days in the community and tested positive for Omicron upon returning home last week, Brown said in a video posted on the government's Facebook page.