Tag COVID-19

Government warns against obstruction of frontliners

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Resisting and obstructing authorised officers carrying out their mandated duties in this time of COVID 19 community transmission is an offence under Regulation 47 of the Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 3) Regulations 2021 (“the Regulations”). The offence carries with it…

Solomon Islands receive emergency assistance from China

Health Minister, Hon. Dr. Culwick Togamana, Police Minister Hon. Anthony Veke, Communications and Aviation Minister Peter Shanel, PRC Ambassador Mr Li Ming & Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau during the arrival of PRC humanitarian supplies on January 26

The impact of COVID-19 around the world has claimed and disrupted lives of peoples and slowed the global economy, regrettably Solomon Islands has registered its first two COVID-19 related deaths as of yesterday. As community transmission of the virus surges…

Mayor Siapu calls on residents to comply SOPE orders

Mayor Siapu calls on residents to comply SOPE orders

Honiara City Mayor Eddie Siapu urges city residences and business houses to comply with orders given by the Prime Minister under the State of Public Emergency. This follows the COVID outbreak and the lockdown imposed for 4 days in the…

Government failed to prepare for covid outbreak: Wale

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LEADER of Opposition Matthew Wale says the National Government should humbly admit that it has failed miserably in the last two years to prepare for any COVID outbreak in the country. In a statement today the Opposition Leader says there…

Vaccination step as unvaccinated scramble to get jab

Solomon Islands has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the world

The Ministry of Health will step up its vaccination program in Honiara City as people scrambled in past days to get their jabs in view of the current covid-19 outbreak in the capital. Solomon Islands has one of the lowest…

Two deaths and 650 covid cases in 8 days

Two deaths and 650 covid cases in 8 days

The number of positive covid-19 cases have risen to 650 with two deaths as of midday on Tuesday 25 January during a period of eight days since the first locally diagnosed cases from Ontong Java on January 18. The results…

RSIPF to enforce order on four-day lockdown in Honiara

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Following the legal approval of the four-day lockdown, officers of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) will deploy officers to their strategic locations within the emergency as of 6pm today 25 January 2022. Police Commissioner, Mostyn Mangau says, “The…