THE Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) will enforce order within the Honiara Emergency Zone during the curfew.
The curfew starts at 3pm today (Sunday 30th January) until 9am the next day. This will continue on a daily basis until revoked.
In a statement today Police Commissioner Mostyn Mangau said the public with the Honiara Emergency Zone is required to adhere and follow this order.
“Businesses open at 9am this morning and will be closed by 3pm on a daily basis to allow citizens to access to some basic needs,” Mr Mangau said in the statement.
The four day lockdown for Honiara Emergency Zone ended at 9am this morning expect for the communities of Lord Howe Settlement and Burns Creek that are still in lockdown.
Mr Mangau said police officers will be deployed to their strategic locations within the emergency zones from 3pm today.
“Please go back to your homes as early as possible. Anyone seen moving around after 3pm will be dealt with.
“Citizens are reminded to continue (to) adhere to safety requirements as we have increase of positive COVID-19 cases in our communities.
“Let us work together and support our government in the fight against COVID-19 to protect our families, our communities and country,” Commissioner Mangau said.
The curfew was gazetted by the SI Government under Emergency Powers Act (Cap.11) Emergency Powers (COVID-19) No.3) Regulations 2021 Emergency Powers (COVID) (Honiara Emergency Zone) Order 2022.