15 July 2020 Minister of Health Hon Dr ‘Amelia Afuha’amango Tu’ipulotu announced through a media press conference that all 57 passengers on Tonga’s first repatriation flight from Fiji on Monday 13th of July 2020, were tested negative for COVID-19.

All 57 passengers are currently under 14 days quarantine at Tanoa Dateline International Hotel.

The negative test result is breath of fresh air for the Prime Minister and the people of Tonga in keeping the country COVID-19 free despite one of the passengers is not happy with their quarantine.

The Minister of Health, the CEO, and the Ministry’s frontline team should be acknowledged for the efforts and hard work during the threat of the epidemic COVID-19.

Today is Day 3 for the repatriated passengers at Tanoa Quarantine Facility where their second test for COVID-19 will be done on Day 14.

FAKAHA ‘EHE MINISITA MO’UI HON DR AMELIA AFUHAAMANGO TU’IPULOTU ‘A E FAKAFIEFIA E MA’U E OLA SIVI COVID-19 ‘OKU NEKATIVI KOTOA ‘A E TOKO 57 KAU PASESE KOIA MEI FISI

Na’e fakaha fiefia foki ‘e he Minisita Mo’ui Hon. Associate Professor ‘Amelia Afuha’amango Tu’ipulotu ki he kau faiongoongo lolotonga ‘a e mahino mai e ola koia hono sivi COVID-19 e kau pasese ‘e toko 57 na’a nau folau mai mei Fisi pea ‘oku nau nekativi pe hao kotoa pe mei he COVID-19.

‘Oku lolotonga tauhi mavahe foki ‘a e kau pasese ‘e toko 57 ko ‘eni ‘i he Hotele Tanoa pea koe ‘aho ‘aki ‘eni hono 3 ‘enau ‘iai ‘i he ‘aho fakakatoa ‘e 14 ‘e kolonitini ai kinautolu. Koe ongoongo fakafiefia foki ‘eni ki he Palemia moe kakai e fonua koe ‘uhi he ‘oku fakaongoongo e kakai e fonua mo manavasi’i ki he vailasini he ‘oku te’eki ke a’u mai foki ki Tonga ni.

Ka koe ‘uhi kuo pau ke kamata ‘a hono fakafoki mai hotau kainga Tonga kuo fuoloa ‘a ‘enau tukuvaka ‘i tu’apule’anga pea kuo pau ke fakapapau’i e ngaahi fakahoko fatongia e Potungaue Mo’ui ‘oku mateuteu a Tonga ni ketau fehangahangai moe COVID-19 ‘oka a’u mai. Neongo kuo iai e tokotaha kuo ne fakaha he mitia sosiale ‘a ‘ene ta’efiemalie ki he founga hono kolonitini kinautolu ka na’e fakaha pe he CEO Dr Siale ‘Akau’ola na’e ‘osi fai pe femahino’aki mo kinautolu kimu’a kenau folau mai ka ‘oku tokoni pe ‘eni ke toe fakalelei’i ai fakahoko fatongia i he kaha’u.

Dikirim oleh Ministry of Health Tonga pada Selasa, 14 Juli 2020