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21st July, 2022 EXTRA TOPIC OF THE DAY

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  • The Federated States of Micronesia, a small island country in the Pacific Ocean is one of the latest places on Earth to experience the Covid-19 case.
  • Micronesia is located in the Western Pacific ocean.
  • The Federated States of Micronesia consists of 4 island states; Yap, Chuuk, Kosrae and Pohnpei, all in the Caroline Islands.
  • It is composed of 607 islands and islets with a total land area of 702 square km.
  • It shares its sea borders with other small island nations and territories in the Micronesia region like Guam, the Republic of Marshall Islands, Palau, Kiribati, and the Mariana Islands.