The Minister of Health and Medical service Dr Culwick Togamana has confirmed that the country has registered 236 new positive cases and 3 deaths from COVID-19 today after a 24 hour reporting period.

The update was given during the Health Minister’s daily situation update on the national broadcaster, SIBC.

He says the cumulative total for the country now stands at 2,167 cases, with the majority of the cases in Honiara.

The current breakdown of positive cases in the country are as follows;

Malaita 97

Western 60

Isabel 16

Central 17

Guadalcanal 42

Honiara 1935

He says tests are currently being conducted in the remaining provinces and will be made known soon.