BY BEN BILUA
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.