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Nusutape quarantine center
Nusutape quarantine center

Concerns over Solomon Islands quarantine centres

By Ben Bilua

The smell of new paint is still strong at the newly refurbished Nusatupe Quarantine site in Solomon Islands.

The quarantine site has been empty since its refurbishment was completed, apart from frequent visits from the owners of the building.

The Nusatupe quarantine site is one of the facilities established by government in the Western Province with the help of Community Access and Urban Services Enhancement (CAUSE) Project. However locally, there are concerns that some of the facilities are not up to scratch.

Two quarantine sites—the second is at Noro— were established in haste when COVID-19 first . . .

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