Extreme isolation: world's last virus-free corners hold tightTonga is one of the Pacific nations that has reported zero virus cases, along with Palau, Micronesia and others. The Northern Mariana Islands confirmed its first cases over the weekend, followed by a suspected death on Monday. The government is building five isolation rooms that will be able to hold up to 14 patients. "I would like to be optimistic we won't get the virus," Tulop said. But even in the most remote corners of the world, the impact of this truly global pandemic is already being felt.
Source: Bangkok Post March 31, 2020 05:03 UTC