A state of public emergency is current over the Solomon Islands for the next four months.
Parliament approved the Proclamation by His Excellency the Governor General, Sir David Vunagi.
On 25th March 2020, Sir Vunagi declared a State of Public Emergency according to the constitution of Solomon Islands.
If parliament approves the proclamation, the State of public emergency shall be in force for four months.
Unless revoked by a resolution of Parliament, then the state of public emergency shall end before its expiration date.
Following the special meeting, parliament is adjourned to Monday 27th July 2020.
This is if parliament is not recalled by the Speaker of Parliament prior to that date.
Solomon Islands is one of a handful of countries yet to have a confirmed case of COVID-19. The government has been putting in place several measures that seeks to control the possible entry of the deadly virus.