THE Central Provincial Disaster Operation Committee in Tulagi has activated its operation following the country’s community transmission of Covid-19.
Premier of Central Islands Province, Stanley Manetiva said the Provincial Disaster Operation was activated as of Thursday to help prevent further Covid-19 transmission in Tulagi.
He said they identified that the risk of Covid-19 entering the province is very high and so containment is needed in the villages and Tulagi.
“We have agreed to activate CPCs and Covid-19 guidelines and measures on Tulagi, these are:
- Silent World- Ships movement to be closely monitored and controlled.
- PPC to arrange a meeting with Silent World and Avi avi at the Police Station
- Shops- distancing, a certain time to access shops by persons from each zone. Shops close at 10pm
- OBMs identify only certain spots for berthing are Taporo and market areas only.
- Betel markets to be closed. Markets close at 6 pm. No more sleeping at the market.
- Mock lockdown date to be agreed upon and aware of our residents.
- No late-night movement, house to house or village to village. Curfew, police to monitor by 10 pm. Public notice to our people. Meet the CPCs and the Chairman of each 5 zones.
- Wash facilities. Wharf, market- Solomon Water, Environmental Health.
- Office Precaution measures- Notice for practice. Crowding in offices, movement of boats
Manetiva concluded the meeting with the Tulagi PDOC team took place, Thursday.
By FOLLET JOHN