BuzzFeed News: It’s A US Territory Where The Coronavirus Never Arrived — But Some Residents Can’t Get Home

BuzzFeed News: It’s A US Territory Where The Coronavirus Never Arrived — But Some Residents Can’t Get Home. “Even as more than 217,000 people have died of COVID-19 in the US, American Samoa has had zero recorded cases of the virus. The remote US territory — a small island located in the Pacific Ocean, roughly equidistant between Hawaii and New Zealand — is the sole part of the country that has managed to remain completely COVID-free, largely due to the governor’s move in late March to completely close off the island to the outside world to prevent the virus from coming in.”

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