An 83-year-old Futunian woman died on saturday 21 March, at Sia Hospital, on Wallis island, from cardiopulmonary arrest after being taken to the emergency room.

She suffered from several pathologies for which she had been hospitalized from March 5 to 10.Considered a contact case, she had tested positive for Covid-19 on March 15 and was the subject of remote monitoring by hospital services.

Since March 6, 302 persons have been tested positive in the archipelago. 292 in Wallis and 10 in Futuna. 17 people are still hospitalized in Wallis, from which 2 in intensive care. And 1 was medically evacuated in New Caledonia.