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FSM Repatriation Flights Scheduled for May 9th & 23rd in Kosrae, May 11th & 30th for Chuuk, May 14th & 25th for Pohnpei, and May 11th for Yap
PALIKIR, Pohnpei—The COVID-19 Task Force of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) has announced the intended dates for regularly scheduled repatriation flights for the month of May, 2022.
For the State of Yap, it is the intention of the FSM and Yap State Task Forces to implement a repatriation flight from the U.S. Territory of Guam to Yap on May 11th.
For the State of Chuuk, it is the intention of the FSM and Chuuk State Task Forces to implement repatriation flights from Guam to Chuuk on May 11th and May 30th.
For the State of Pohnpei, it is the intention of the FSM and Pohnpei State Task Forces to implement repatriation flights from Guam to Pohnpei on May 14th and May 25th.
For the State of Kosrae, it is the intention of the FSM and Kosrae State Task Forces to implement repatriation flights from Guam to Kosrae on May 9th and May 23rd.
As of May 1st, 2022, the FSM’s communities remain COVID-19 free. There is one case of COVID-19 in Pohnpei State, which was identified and isolated during the recent repatriation flight. There are six cases of COVID-19 in Kosrae State, which were similarly identified and isolated during its recent repatriation flight. It remains the intention of His Excellency David W. Panuelo, President of the FSM, to open the Nation’s borders during the month of August, 2022, with returning persons to only require evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and testing negative against it.
The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and extremely effective at preventing severe disease and death. There are enough vaccines in the FSM for every citizen and resident. President Panuelo received his second booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on April 29th, 2022.