Coronavirus assistance

Arrival of medical assistance from China for Tonga yet to be confirmed

The Health Director – Dr. Siale ‘Akauola says discussions are still underway to determine whether or not the aircraft will be allowed to land, given the strict conditions of the border closures however they are looking into enforcing strict conditions on the flight if it does arrive.

TBC reports borders have been closed to all international commercial flights and ships arriving in the country with the exception of a repatriation flight for Australian volunteers last week.