CORRECTIONAL Service Solomon Islands (CSSI) yesterday took delivery of COVID supplies from the Regional International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
The supplies include 600 Face Shield, 1000 Reusable mask, 8000 Gloves, 20 Can Spray (Disinfection) 5 litres, 8000 Surgical Masks, 1000 Sanitizers, 100 Chlorine/Bleach 5%, 1000 PE Aprons, 6 Oximeter and 4000 Isolation Gown.
Secretary General of Solomon Islands Red Cross Clement Manuri handed the supplies to CSSI commissioner Gabriel Manelusi.
Manuri said ICRC was delighted to donate the items and materials for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
“They anticipate that the donation will be put to best use by CSSI in its endeavor to fight the pandemic in places of detention in the country,” Manuri said.
“ICRC also pledged their continuous support to the CSSI in this regard and offered to reach out in cases where further assistance is required,” he added.
In response, Manelusi thanked the ICRC Regional delegation in Suva and for their timely support.
He urged all to work together to fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the country.