Some 86 tests for COVID-19 from Falkland Islands residents have returned negative results, it was confirmed on Wednesday. A total of 124 tests have been sent for analysis to the UK so far, with some 38 results still awaited. Thus until Wednesday, April first, the Falklands have no confirmed COVID-19 cases. Read full article
Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!
While front line NHS staff risking their lives have still not been tested for Coronavirus, 80 residents (not medical staff) in this colonial outpost without any cases of C-19 receive preferential treatment - this is disgraceful. It is time we left the Falklanders to fend for themselves.Apr 03rd, 2020 - 09:15 am - Link - Report abuse -4
What exactly do you mean, Pytangua? Colonial outpost? Our Covid-19 tests are paid for by the Falklands tax-payer, not the UK government. They are tested in a private laboratory in the UK. No money is coming out of UK coffers. The UK doesn't pay for anything in the Falklands, other than defence.Apr 03rd, 2020 - 11:25 am - Link - Report abuse +4
The Falklanders already fend for themselvesApr 03rd, 2020 - 12:49 pm - Link - Report abuse +4
this case is very interestingApr 05th, 2020 - 03:43 am - Link - Report abuse -2
and if one day uk says no more to pay the expensive air bridge?
Can they pay the costs of an air bridge and the cost of manage an airport?
Gullible, the airbridge is not there for the Islanders. The airbridge facilitates Britain territories in the South Georgia, the South Sandwich islands, the South Shetlands, etc all the way to British Antractica.Apr 05th, 2020 - 06:31 am - Link - Report abuse +2
Autoproclamado historiador / investigador jajajajjajApr 06th, 2020 - 03:46 am - Link - Report abuse -2
Do you say that the islanders were not concerned about the disruption of the air bridge?
Jajajajaj sos muy gracioso
Gullible, they are a stoic people. Where do you see concerns?Apr 06th, 2020 - 11:34 am - Link - Report abuse +1
talk to islanderApr 07th, 2020 - 04:27 am - Link - Report abuse -1
Every day.....Apr 07th, 2020 - 05:37 am - Link - Report abuse +1
Con tu respuesta me queda claro lo que sos :)Apr 08th, 2020 - 01:47 am - Link - Report abuse 0