“The state of emergency in Samoa, declared due to the measles epidemic, has ended following a special Cabinet meeting.
“At today's meeting, Cabinet unanimously approved the cancellation of the State of Emergency Orders in place.
“In its decision, Cabinet has approved the State of Recovery for Samoa to commence immediately.
“Samoa's Ministry of Health says the death toll from the measles epidemic in the country remains at 81 with no fatalities in the last 24 hours.
“There are 46 measles cases in hospital, nine of that number are critically ill children; another critical patient is a pregnant woman.”
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