CoVid-19 community transmission in Ontong Java, Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands Prime Minister, in a special nation wide address today announced with a heavy heart seven new cases of covid-19 in the country.

Fellow citizens, we now have community transmission of CoVid-19 in Ontong Java.

PM Sogavare, Solomon Islands
  • Previously total covid cases stands at 25
  • As of today the number jump to 32
  • 7 new cases of which six from Pelau, Ontong Java and one from incoming passenger(foreign national) from Brisbane
  • According to contract tracing, the Index case that brought in the infection to Pelau is a medical Doctor from Papua New Guinea who hails from Tasman island and have traditional ties with Pelau
  • The doctor illegally entered the Solomon Islands border with nine other people on the 9th January 2022
Sogavare, Solomon Islands Prime Minister

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