Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu will enter a seven-day lockdown from midnight, Prime Minister Pohiva Tuʻiʻonetoa announced on Monday. The Pacific island nation had been one of only a few countries that had not reported any cases since the pandemic started.
The Tongan Government has announced that the main island Tongatapu will go into lockdown from midnight after the discovery of the first case of Covid-19 in the Kingdom last week.
On Friday, the Kingdom of Tonga’s Covid-free streak came to an end after almost 2 years when Prime Minister Pohiva Tu’ionetoa announced the country had found its first confirmed Covid-19 case.
What people are saying?
DJ Lane Real question is that instead of locking down the entire island nation, why not just expell the positive case person, and quarantine all that may have come in contact? People that don’t live close shouldn’t be punished for the fault of one.
Irish Voluntaryist Unless they want to isolate themselves from the rest of the world forever, they’ll have to get used to the fact that there will be cases from now on. Just like the rest of the world is doing.