Covid-19 border quarantine case

Solomons PM confirms Covid-19 border quarantine case

A foreign national who travelled from Papua New Guinea via Brisbane tested positive for Covid-19 on arrival in Honiara on Friday.

According to PM Sogavare, the traveler arrived on a ‘high risk flight from Brisbane.’

He said the passenger returned three negative tests prior to departing PNG.

Fiji has new imported Covid-19 case

Minister for Health Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete confirmed on Wednesday that the patient arrived in the country on a repatriation flight from India.

The man was among the 10 Fijians who arrived earlier this month.

Dr Waqainabete has assured the new case doesn’t pose any threat to Fijians.

The last quarantined Covid-19 patient was released last week after multiple test results came out negative, he added.

Fiji had a total number of 32 coronavirus cases since 19 March 19 when the country confirmed its first case.