DAC Chairman assures Prime Minister does not have Covid


Chairman of the Disaster Advisory Committee, Agafili Shem Leo has clarified that Prime Minister, Fiame Naomi Mata’afa does not have COVID-19.

During a press conference with the media today, Agafili dismissed the report saying it was “untrue and unfounded”.

Adding they recently met with the Prime Minister earlier before the press conference and she is well.

“The Prime Minister does not have Covid and she is well and if she was infected with the virus, there is no need to hide such information if that was the case.”

He said the virus does not differentiate or discriminate it can affect anyone.

Agafili who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the Ministry of the Prime Minister and Cabinet and Secretary to Cabinet reassured the public the Prime Minister does not have Covid.

“I can confirm the Prime Minister is in good health and efforts are in place to ensure she is protected from Covid,” said Agafili.