President Tallis Obed Moses approved the extension on the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
Emergency provisions were enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and a category-five storm which devastated parts of the country in April.
According to the declaration, the SOE in relation to Tropical Cyclone Harold commenced on 11 July 2020 and ends on 9 August, 2020.
The extension of the SOE in relation to COVID-19 commenced 11 July 2020 and ends on 31 December 2020.
There are no cases of COVID-19 in Vanuatu.