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Second Manila-Honiara repatriation flight set for 24 November

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The second flight to repatriate Solomon Islands students from the Philippines (Manila-Honiara) has been confirmed for the 24th of this month.

Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has just announced in his weekly national wide address on COVID-19 that the flight is to repatriate 144 students from the Philippines.

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He said Cabinet has been assured by the Oversight Committee that the students are in hotel quarantine and should reduce COVID-19 risks.

Solomon Islands recorded its first five cases from repatriated students who arrived from Manila in a flight on 29 September. They all have since been negative with COVID-19.

In the meantime, Sogavare has announced that there are no new cases except for the 16 that had been recorded with the first five (students form the Philippines) now negative.

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