Despite having no reported case of the Novel Corona Virus, the Government is continuing with its preparedness to prevent the importation and potential spread of the virus in country.
Strict measures put in place so far include the grounding of international flights except for flights carrying essential COVID-19 related cargo. This are assessed on a case by case basis. The two seaports of Honiara and Noro continue to operate with strict measures in place at the points of entry.
On 8th March, Parliament has extended the declaration of the State of Public Emergency for an additional four months, further consolidating the government’s effort to see the country remains COVID-19 free. The starting date for the four months remains at 25th March 2020.
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