SOLOMON Islands has now recorded a total of 11,856 cases of COVID-19.
Minister of Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana confirmed this in his national address on the COVID-19 situation in the country yesterday (5th April 2022).
Dr Togamana said this was the country’s total after recording 236 new COVID-19 cases in the 72 hours before his national address.
He said among the new cases 132 were reported from Isabel Province, 17 new cases from Honiara, 25 from Western Province, six from Choiseul Province, 53 from Makira and three from Renbel.
“In the past 72 hours, no reports were received from Guadalcanal, Malaita and Central Islands Province,” the Minister said during his national address.
He said to date, the breakdown of COVID-19 cases by provinces is as follows;
- Honiara: 5,109
- Malaita: 1,027
- Guadalcanal: 539
- Western: 1,923
- Choiseul: 411
- Isabel: 898
- Central Islands: 604
- Makira: 1,152
- Renbel: 193
- Temotu: 0
In terms of deaths, Dr Togamana said in the past 48 hours three more death related to COVID-19 had been recorded bringing the country’s total death count to 136.
The Minister’s next national address will be on Thursday 7th April.