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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

    PM: 3479 vaccinated so far with no serious side effects

    A TOTAL of 3479 people have been vaccinated so far with no serious side effects experienced. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare stated this during his nationwide address yesterday. The Prime Minister said only two cases out of...

    267 in quarantine

    A total of 267 persons are currently undergoing the mandatory quarantine in the Government-managed Quarantine Stations. At present only one person is covid-19 active, and accommodated at the NRH Isolation unit. National Disaster Council (NDC)...

    Health praises Premier Gina

    THE Ministry of Health has applauded the Premier of Western Province David Gina for making the pledge to be the first person to receive the covid vaccine when it is rolled out in the...

    Diarrhoea outbreak in Sikaiana, MPA calls for gov’t assistance

    BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI A diarrhoea outbreak has been reported in Sikaiana, Malaita Outer Islands, which needs urgent medical attention. The situation has been around for ‘few weeks’ and people are still waiting for any government medical...

    Hygiene kits to public buses

    PUBLIC buses in Honiara are now able to apply proper hygiene practices on their daily services as USAID has made that possible through its funding that enable World Vision to freely distribute hygiene kits...

    Trust the vaccine, take the jab: PM

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare is again urging citizens to take the vaccine. A Government communications unit (GCU) statement yesterday said Mr Sogavare brushed aside reports from the European Medicine Agency (EMA) linking blood...

    COVID care training for local tourism operators

    THE Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has launched a four-day first ever training on the COVID-19 Extra Care Measures and Standards. This followed...

    Huge boost for Arabala School farming program

    ARABALA Community High School in Malaita Province will now be able to improve its farming program with the handover of new agricultural machineries and manual farming tools from the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock...

    New covid-19 case

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Solomon Islands has recorded a new case of covid-19. The overall number of covid-19 cases so far is now at 20. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his nationwide address this yesterday, announced this. “Fellow citizen...

    Sinopharm vaccine arrives

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU Fifty thousand doses of Sinopharm vaccines arrived around midnight Monday from China. The airbus left for China on Saturday and returned around 11.45 pm, Monday night. Present at the Honiara International Airport on Monday...