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No COVID-19 cases in Tonga

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 27/03/2020

Tonga remains free of COVID-19 cases after the latest suspected cases tests return negative.

The Health Minister – Dr. ‘Amelia Tu’ipulotu announced this morning that the results from the 6th, 7th, and 8th suspected cases tested for coronavirus returned negative and that the country is still free of the coronavirus with no confirmed nor suspected cases at the moment.

Meanwhile health officials are still monitoring people in quarantine at the Taliai Camp in Fua’amotu although the Minister also confirmed a few of the cases there have been released.

Dr. Tu’ipulotu says the ministry are continuing their operations working together with the rest of government and relevant partners to ensure the public are prepare for this pandemic.

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