The Ministry of Health and Medical Services today confirmed three persons is being investigated for possible suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.
One suspected sample has been taken and sent on Tuesday (Yesterday) and arrived in Australia today (Wednesday). In addition two (2) more samples were taken and will be sent tomorrow (Thursday), giving us a total of 3 suspected samples. It may take up to five (5) days before we can receive any results.
Furthermore one of the suspected person was presented at a clinic in Honiara and was immediately referred to the Triage Centre, NRH. The clinic was immediately closed for disinfection and cleaning. Clinic staff who attended the suspected person are now quarantined as part of the standard operational procedures.
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