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Friday 1 May 2020 | Written by Legacy Author | Published in Small World

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Rapa Nui cautious to avoid further cases of Covid-19 as repatriation flights begin
Latam cabin crew on repatriation flight to Rapa Nui or Easter Island. Photo: Sebastian Paoa Águila / RNZ

Officials on Rapa Nui, or Chilean administered Easter Island, are being cautious to avoid further cases of Covid-19 as repatriation flights begin from the mainland.

507 islanders returned to the island over the weekend.

However, 25 people were refused travel when Covid-19 symptoms were discovered by Rapa Nui officials.

>RNZ