COVID-19 Vaccinations

Cook Islands Vaccination Statistics

Last updated 30 October, 2021

How many vaccine doses have been administered in the Cook Islands so far:

12,600

First dose administered

11,726

Second dose administered

24,346

Total doses administered

COVID-19 vaccines are free for everyone in the Cook Islands

The COVID-19 vaccine will be free and voluntary for eligible residents in the Cook Islands, regardless of their visa or citizenship status.

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is an important step you can take to protect yourself, your family and our islands from the effects of the virus. It’s one way we can fight the COVID-19 pandemic and protect our welfare and wellbeing. By having the vaccine you’ll be playing your part to protect us all.

The COVID-19 vaccination rollout began on 18th May 2021

With the support of the New Zealand Government, we have managed to secure sufficient Pfizer vaccines to provide full coverage for all our eligible population.

Vaccination rollout for 12-15 year old's

The COVID-19 vaccinations rollout for children aged 12 to 15 began in Rarotonga on Friday 8th October 2021.

Quick Facts

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The Pfizer vaccine is available in the Cook Islands
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It is free to eligible people in the Cook Islands
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It is voluntary to receive the vaccine.
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You will need to get 2 separate vaccine doses for the best protection

Videos

Vaccination Update 3 - Getting ready for your vaccination

Public Notice 1: Rarotonga COVID-19 Vaccination Rollout

FAQs with Dr. Teariki Puni

Vaccination Update 2 – What to expect

Vaccine Update 1 – Important numbers to call

Download Resources

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Sheet

Vaccination Information Sheet for 12 - 15 year olds

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