The Secretary of Health has called on the community to show their humanity for those in quarantine to determine whether they have Covid-19.
Amid some of the speculation and misinformation on social media, Cook Islands News has undertaken to provide practical and evidence-based information. Here are some straight questions and some straight answers from the health ministry, Te Marae Ora.
A third person has entered “voluntary self-quarantine” on Rarotonga after arriving in Cook Islands from one of the countries listed in the coronavirus-related travel ban.
A European traveller who had been through coronavirus-stricken Italy was allowed to travel on to Rarotonga, after a mistake at the Auckland airport check-in counter.
CITC says customers shouldn’t panic at not being able to buy any hand sanitiser, amid scenes of reported pandemonium in other countries as coronavirus draws nearer.