19 Jan 2008

Health of American Samoa Governor reported to have improved

8:36 am on 19 January 2008

Doctors at Hawaii's Tripler Army Medical Centre say that the condition of American Samoa Governor Togiola has improved since he was admitted to hospital on Wednesday evening.

The Director of the Governor's Office in Hawaii, Solialii Faalepo Jr. said from Honolulu this morning that the governor was alert and in a much better condition.

Solialii said doctors are still doing tests and at this stage it's not known whether the governor will undergo a third surgery.