Oversight Committee to finalize response plan

Members of the Oversight Committee recently. Photo PETER ZOLEVEKE II
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THE oversight Committee will finalize its action plan to respond to the multi-faceted challenge the country is facing now.

According to Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, the plan will be further refined by the OSC tomorrow.

Sogavare said this refined plan will among other things:

  • “Provide a strategy to respond, contain and control the COVID-19 outbreak in Honiara.
  •     Provide a strategy to respond to, contain, and control the COVID-19 outbreak in Ontong Java, and
  •  Provide a strategy to respond to the COVID-19 hotspots in provinces that had been associated with Ontong Java in the past 3 weeks. These include Western province, Choiseul province, Isabel province, Guadalcanal province and Makira Ulawa province, “he said.

Sogavare said the OSC will advise tomorrow on options for managing people who tested positive, including those that are sick and need medical care if the central field hospital is full.