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Third suspected case currently monitored at Vaiola

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 20/03/2020

The Ministry of Health is yet to receive the out of the laboratory test of the third suspected case of Covid 19 currently monitored at Vaiola hospital.

Health Minister Hon. Dr ‘Amelia Tuipulotu says, they are yet to receive the result as it was sent to Australia on Wednesday afternoon but they are expecting it anytime soon.

In the meantime, there are about four people currently quarantined at the Taliai camp as they were travelling or transiting from countries with active cases of coronavirus.

Health Minister is strongly urging the public to cooperate with health officials during this period, especially to be honest when they are required to complete the arrival card form at the airport.

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