This week highlights

Here is a run down of this week news.

  1. 60 hours Lock down 
  • 6pm 19th – 6am 22nd Saturday
  • Alligator to Poha
  • Suspension of int. flights
  • Cargo vessels only
  1. Delay of school results
  • Yr 13 commence 31st Jan
  • Yr 10, 12 commence Feb 2nd 
  1. HCC clinics open
  • Except Vura/Mbokonavera clinics
  • SINU panatina/Burns Creek satellite clinics also open
  1. Isabel and Malaita
  • impose travel restrictions
  • No look down for Auki says Suidani
  1. NRH outpatient service closed
  • Only emergency cases allowed
  • Non emergency cases  go to HCC clinics
  • Call 115 – 25256 if have signs of CoVid 
  1. Western PS – Jeffery Wickham
  • Noro int. Sea port clearance is a big NO
  • Risky for the people in Noro
  • Govt. refuses to fund CoVid facilities request October 2021
  1. CoVid Infection boundaries
  • Not identified as yet
  • Big problem 
  1. The Unvaccinated
  • 80% of SI population
  • High risk to CoVid Infection
  • 18 months of pleading to vaccine
  1. All shipping services suspended since 20th Jan
  1. 48 new covid +ve cases
  • Jan 20th 
  • 28 Ontong Java vesel
  • 9 family members from Ontong Java
  • 4 SIMA & IEL (Jan 10)
  • 1 Rove police HQ
  • 9 emergency dept[3 staffs] and 6 patients
  1. PM confirms spread of CoVid to other provinces
  1. Central field hospital
  • Jan 20th 
  • Nears capacity
  • 56 beds only
  • 50 +ve cases already and # is climbing up
  1.  Covid response plan
  • Delegated to oversight committee
  • Jan 20th it is still not finalized
  • Control the spread
  • Response Plan for Ontong Java outbreak
  • Covid hotspots around the country
  1. Noro person of interest
  • Linked to Ontong Java outbreak & MV. Akwa
  • Tested -ve for CoVid-19
  • Good news for Noro
  1. 48 CoVid cases and patients current state
  • Clinically stable
  • Advice from Health expert, Choudhry
  • Need more explanation?
  1. NRH patients 
  • Safety compromised due to 9 +ve cases 
  • Implying further infection amongst patients is possible
  1. NRH Medical lab 
  • Stretched to capacity
  • Not able to handle many CoVid tests
  • Delayed results
  • Hard working lab frontliners committed to work
  1. MHMS sms
  • 21 Jan 4:41pm
  • If you are severely affected with flu like illnesses such as runny nose, coughing and shortness of breath, do not move but urgently call National Health Emergency Operation Centre on 115 or 25256 so health workers can come to you. This msg is sponsored by Our Telekom.
  1. 169 +ve cases total(LATEST)
  • Jan 21 
  • Confirmed by PM during nation wide address & CoVid updates
  • 8am 20th Jan – 8am 21 Jan 343 samples tested 88 +ve
  • Only 56 beds available for CoVid 19 patients 
  • All +ve cases linked to Crew & passenger on board MV akwa Jan 10th
  • 44 passengers onboard MV. Akwa
  • Most passengers remain in Honiara, some moved to Foxwood, GPOL, Aruligo, Malaita, Western and Makira
  • Asymptotic cases must remain home, self quarantine for 14 days due to limited beds in the facility
  • Only the very sick will be taken to the Central Field Hospital
  • Vaccination centers will be open as of Monday 24th
  • Air & sea domestic transport suspended until further notice
  • International flights suspended
  • Cargo vessels excepted
  • PM warns everyone to limit movement and practice CoVid 19 safety measures
  • We expect more CoVid +ve cases in the coming days and weeks
  • Wear mask & wash your hands
  1. Sea patrol 
  • By RSIPF Maritime
  • For Emergency zone Poha – Alligator
  • Mangau said, a breach will be dealt with seriously according to law
  • Exception for medical reasons ONLY