41 still in quarantine

Chengs Quarantine Station
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THERE are 41 people serving their mandatory quarantine period in the country’s Institutional Quarantine facilities.

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Pauline McNeil said with all the entries no virus has been detected.

“We have now in our quarantine stations 41 people currently serving their mandatory quarantine period in Honiara,” McNeil said.

She said those quarantined include the National Futsal players who returned from the World Cup even in Europe.

“They are in country now and currently serving their quarantine period with their entry into the country and all tested negative.

McNeill adds that in relation to COVID-19 testing done in the county, almost 17 thousand samples have been tested.

She said these tests were run at the Molecular laboratory at the National Referral Hospital and Gizo Hospital laboratory.

McNeil echoed the above statement during a recent radio talk back-show on COVID-19 update on the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Cooperation in Honiara.