“The first in country testing for COVID-19 has turned out negative.
“Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare officially announced today during a nationwide address.
“The Prime Minister said from all the passengers that returned on the two flights tast week, three passengers were red-flagged.
“He said one of the three was sent to triage at the National Referral Hospital upon arrival.
“With the recently launched COVID-19 testing capabilities, the suspect underwent COVID-19 testing and within just two hours the tests results were made available. The result was negative,” the Prime Minister announced.
“He said the other two were assessed by health officials at the airport and sent with the rest of the passengers to the quarantine sites and are undergoing regular medical monitoring.”
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