A Tongan nurse preparing a shot of Pfizer vaccine inside Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa in October. Photo: Matangi Tonga via AFP
A Tongan nurse preparing a shot of Pfizer vaccine inside Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa in October. Photo: Matangi Tonga via AFP

Tonga enters lockdown after first coronavirus case recorded

  • The Pacific nation ended its run as one of the last Covid-19 free places in the world after a man who arrived on a flight from New Zealand tested positive
  • Elsewhere, Japan confirmed plans to gradually ease Covid-19 border curbs and Australia’s biggest city Sydney will lift more curbs ahead of schedule

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A Tongan nurse preparing a shot of Pfizer vaccine inside Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa in October. Photo: Matangi Tonga via AFP
A Tongan nurse preparing a shot of Pfizer vaccine inside Queen Salote Memorial Hall in Nuku'alofa in October. Photo: Matangi Tonga via AFP
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