More releases from quarantine shelters

Issue No. 41/2020 – Wednesday, 30 September 2020 (Kitiona Tusi) More than 50 passengers from the second repatriation flight from Fiji release today after passing the COVID- 19 virus test after they have been quarantined at K-Houses for 14 days.The first batch of returning Tuvaluans on the first repatriation flight were released on Thursday last […]

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Repatriation flights from Fiji to Tuvalu resume

Repatriation flights to Tuvalu are expected to resume this week, according to Radio Tuvalu news. The next repatriation flight is expected to arrive this Thursday, 01 October 2020 and the last flight is expected to arrive on Friday, 02 October 2020. Thursday, 01 and Friday October, 02 have been declared as public holiday in respect […]

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Special Note Yemen No. 2020/03 Opening of COVID-19 care centre in Aden

Issue No. 38/2020 – Wednesday, 23 September 2020 (Press Release) On 20 September, a Red Cross and Red Crescent treatment center for COVID-19 patients opened in Aden, Yemen. The center is a joint project by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Norwegian Red Cross and the Finnish Red Cross, with support from […]

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Recover Better Together – Taiwan can help

(Press Release from joseph Wu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan) In 2020, the world has been hit by an unprecedented public health crisis, with the effects of COVID-19 being felt across every aspect of people’s lives. This year also marks the 75th anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the United Nations—the mission […]

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Repatriation flights resume this week

Issue No. 34/2020 – Monday, 14 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) The next repatriation flights to bring in Tuvalu nationals who were stuck in Fiji because of the current State of the Public Health Emergency and the country’s lockdown are expected to arrive this week. The secretary to Government and Chairman of the Coronavirus Task Force, […]

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First flight arrive after nearly 6 months of airport closure

Issue No. 33/2020 – Friday, 11 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Fiji Air’s special flight at the arrangement of the government arrived afternoon after a period of six months non-operational following the declaration of the State of Public Health Emergency which also lockdown the country’s borders both land and sea except in special arrangement that allowed […]

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Amid COVID-19 virus, Tuvalu depends on God for its protection

Issue No. 32/2020 – Wednesday, 09 September 2020 (Kitiona Tausi) Tuvalu is a Christian country claiming more than 90% of the country’s 12,000 population to belong to the Congregational denomination, Ekalesia Kelisiano Tuvalu (EKT), a few other Christians belong to minor religious groups claiming also to be Christians. Thus, almost a 100% of Tuvalu’s total […]

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Cabinet is satisfied with our health facilities in response to the Covid-19 virus

Today, Monday 06 July 2020 – Kitiona Tausi The Prime Minister, Hon Kausea Natano confirmed to Tuvalu Paradise News that Cabinet is satisfied with our health facilities after Cabinet carried an inspection of these facilities. Hon. Kausea Natano said that Cabinet visited the Princess Margret Hospital last Friday, 04 July to see the arrival of some of […]

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