11 new cases in Western Province

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Western Provincial capital Gizo
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BY BEN BILUA
Gizo

WESTERN Province has registered 11 new covid-19 cases.

The cases are distributed as five new cases in Toumua village in Shortland Islands and six in Gizo.

This brings a total of 243 cases in Western Province registered so far.

Fifty-three patients have recovered, three deaths and the active cases now stand at 189.

Meanwhile, reports have emerged that some people with COVID-19 related symptoms are refusing to get tested.

This report indicates that the number of positive may have increased without health officials’ knowledge.


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