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Tokelau becomes final Pacific nation to record Covid-19 cases

Tokelau has recorded its first cases of Covid-19 at the border of its northern-most atoll, Atafu.

It is the last Pacific nation to have cases of the disease.

In a statement, the Ulu o Tokelau - or head of government - Siopili Perez said five cases had been picked up through RAT screening in quarantine.

The postive cases are all in good health and good spirits he said.

Perez said Tokelau had been very fortunate to date as it was the only country in the world alongside Turkmenistan where the virus had not spread in the community.

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