The Pacific island of Vanuatu has gone into lockdown after a body of a seafarer who tested positive for Covid-19 was found on a beach.

The Filipino man in his 40s served on the 3,678-cbm LPG carrier Inge Kosan (built 2011), operated by BW Epic Kosan (BWEK).

A photo posted to Facebook, which TradeWinds is not publishing, showed a body covered in a white sheet on the sand on 11 April.