Repatriated nationals

58 Tongan nationals repatriated from Fiji under quarantine

A group of 58 passengers made the trip across on the government chartered Fiji Airways ATR aircraft, leaving Nausori just after 10am, arriving in Tonga around 1.15pm.

This followed Cabinet’s approval for the first repatriation flight to be brought in from Fiji.

A government sttament said all passengers went through the swab test for COVID-19 at the Tanoa Hotel quarantine facility before they were sent to their allocated rooms, where they will stay for the next 14 days.