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Friday, December 3, 2021

    210,439 DOSES TAKEN

    Only 11% of population fully vaccinatedBY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA total of 210,439 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered so far.They include both AstraZeneca and Sinopharm, health Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil says.She added said...

    PM: no jab, no enter!

    ANY traveller that is 18 years and older must be fully vaccinated before they can enter the country.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address on Monday this week said intending travellers must undertake...

    Last chance for public servants

    THE Government has given another lifeline to unvaccinated public servants until the end of January 2022 to get vaccinated.Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address on Monday this week said public servants have...

    Israel offers SI COVID solution

    DEPUTY Commissioner General Dennis Marita has met with officials from Israeli pharmaceutical company CODE PHARMA who have identified the Solomon Islands as one of the Island nations in the South Pacific where they plan...


    Cabinet agrees to decrease period spent in quarantine.BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOCABINET has agreed to decrease quarantine period for travellers who wish to enter Solomon Islands by modifying it into three categories according to COVID-19...

    Fake vaccination cards discovered

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOAN investigation is being launched after fake vaccination cards were reportedly discovered.This as the country continues to face a slow vaccination rate.Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers confirmed this...

    8 denied on Fiji-repatriation flight

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOOF the 141 people booked to board the recent Fiji repatriation flight, eight people were disqualified from boarding the flight due to strict COVID-19 measures.According to Dr Jimmie Rodgers Secretary to...

    No COVID persons on flight

    NO COVID-19 positive persons arrived on board the repatriation flight from Fiji yesterday, the Ministry of Health says.It was responding to social media rumours that three COVID-positive persons were allowed on the flight.“These rumours...

    541 reported with vaccine side effects

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOA total of 541 additional individuals reportedly experienced COVID-19 vaccine side effects relating to the administration of the vaccines, says Dr Yogesh Choudhri.Choudhri, senior Advisor to Ministry of Health and Medical...

    197k covid doses administered as of last Friday: PM

    A total of 197,643 doses of covid-19 vaccines have been administered since last week Friday, October 15.Speaking during his nationwide address this week, the Prime Minister said this represents 23.9 percent of the total...