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Sunday, May 9, 2021

    Choiseul jab launch, roll-out this week

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO VACCINATION official launch and roll -out for Choiseul province is scheduled for this week, says Pauline McNeil - permanent secretary to Ministry of Health and Medical Services. Mrs McNeil said preparations for...

    Cabinet to decide on high-risk flights

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO CABINET is yet to decide on operating incoming travelers from high-risk countries, says Albert Kabui - special secretary to Prime Minister. Mr Kabui said these flights are from high-risk countries especially Papua...

    Vaccination challenges highlighted in report

    By EDDIE OSIFELO LACK of resources to support Western Border vaccination rollout is seen as one of the challenges/gaps that needs addressing. National Disaster Council highlighted this in its National Situational Report released yesterday. The report states...

    Almost 5,000 vaccinated

    By EDDIE OSIFELO ABOUT 4,890 people have been vaccinated in Honiara, Malaita Outer Islands and Western Province as of Sunday. This was confirmed in the National Situational Report released by National Disaster Council yesterday. The report states...

    Health welcomes latest Solomon Forestry Association support

    THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) says it remains grateful towards the continuous support of the Solomon Forest Association (SFA) to both operational and development aspirations of the ministry. This is not the...

    Covid-19 vaccination rolls out in Western Province

    BY BEN BILUA Gizo WESTERN Province yesterday launched the much-awaited Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, attracting a good number of front-liners, provincial officials, nurses, church leaders and related stakeholders who got their first shot. Speaking during the launching, Permanent...

    Luaniua gets vaccinated

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI People on Luaniua atoll in the Malaita outliers have been vaccinated. Reports reaching the paper say 270 people of Luaniua community have received the jab. The vaccination programme is part of national government’s priority...

    Veke outlines flagship policies

    MINISTER for Police, National Security and Correctional Services Anthony Veke says police will continue to support the country’s fight against COVID-19. Minister Veke during his 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021 Budget Speech in Parliament recently, said...

    New COVID case detected on foreign cargo vessel

    PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has announced a new COVID-19 case in the country. The Prime Minister in his special nationwide address yesterday said the case was detected amongst a crewmember of the Cargo Vessel MV...

    MV Cheefo under strict Quarantine here: PM

    THE cargo vessel MV Cheefo that the latest COVID 19 case was detected on-board has now come under strict quarantine. Prime Minister Manasseh in his special nation-wide address yesterday said no one apart from authorised...