BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO
A Senior health expert within the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has confirmed that all the positive cases picked out from Honiara are clinically stable , as no one is seriously ill.
This was confirmed by Dr. Yogesh Choudhri, senior technical advisor, Ministry of Health and Medical Services.
“As of now no one is seriously sick and everyone is stable,” Choudhri said.
He further mentioned that they are yet to identify the COVID-19 variant that is currently spreading in the country.
The country yesterday recorded 48 new cases of COVID-19 as cases are expected to rise in the coming days.
Those that have contracted the virus are being kept at the Central Field Hospital which is nearing capacity. The Emergency Department of the National Referral Hospital was shut down on Wednesday night after three staff and six patients tested positive.