Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services extends thanks to its donors and partners for help in preventing Covid-19 reaching its shores.
“The Solomon Islands continue to be among the only 12 countries in the world to date that maintains a COVID-19 free
“In the Pacific only Fiji, New Caledonia, Guam and recently Solomon Islands perform COVID-19 tests with qPCR machine. WHO rates qPCR machines as one of the most sensitive and accurate methods for detecting, tracking and studying COVID-19. These machines have been the primary method for confirming COVID-19 cases globally.
“The MHMS continues to remain grateful to its donors and partners for their assistance in the country’s efforts to remain COVID-19 free and more especially for the capabilities to detect presence of COVID-19 and capacity building to contain and control possible entry and outbreak of COVID-19 in the country.
Source: MHMS Press Release