COVID-19 suspected case tested negative

Health Minister Hon. Dickson Mua and his Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil

Of the three most recent suspected cases sent for testing in Australia, one has returned negative.

In addition, a new suspected case was sent for testing, Friday.

This will be the eleventh case to be tested from the Solomon Islands.

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services will inform members of the public as soon as the results are available.

Solomon Islands is among a handful of countries still COVID-19 free to date.

The Permanent Secretary Pauline McNeil says the virus should not control us, but we can control it by strict quarantine and suspension of international travel or flights.

PS McNeil. stressed, this is no time to relax and the public must remain vigilant, practice good hygiene, continue to maintain social distance at least one or two meters apart, stay away from huge gatherings.

The MHMS continues to appeal to the general public to avoid rumors, misleading information and speculation, but instead obtain accurate and correct information from official Government sources.

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