Gov’t remain committed to prevent spread of covid-19

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THE Solomon Islands Government has stressed that it remains committed in implementing strict measures to prevent further potential importation and spread of covid-19.

According to the National Disaster Council report it stressed that the government remains loyal to implement strict measures to stop covid-19 spreading.

“Priority is to ensure a zero covid-19 community transmission. The country is currently being successful in containing the disease in the quarantine stations,” the report said.

The statement adds Solomon Islands has so far recorded 17 Covid-19 cases.15 have recovered (returned negative test results). Total number of active cases to date stands at 2 and all positive cases are monitored on a daily basis at the Central field hospital.

“Formerly positive cases who have been released after meeting health requirement are being traced by the MHMS, however, two have been noted to have gone off the reach of the contact tracing team from the MHMS,” the report said.