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