All businesses have been ordered to close by 7.30pm.
All transportation and fuel stations in Vanuatu are prohibited to operate after 9pm.
A declaration of the State of Emergency was signed by President Talis Moses Obed on Thursday.
Under the State of Emergency Regulation Order No.35 of 2020, all retail and wholesale shops, kava bars, nightclubs, casinos, bars and restaurants are not essential services.
Social gatherings of more than five people are prohibited.