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Measles Cases Now 28

The latest confirmed case is a 10-month-old from Toorak, Suva, who is currently under home isolation.
10 Jan 2020 09:39
Measles Cases Now 28

There are now 28 confirmed cases of measles. The latest confirmed case is a 10-month-old from Toorak, Suva, who is currently under home isolation.

The Suva Subdivisional Outbreak Response Team has carried out the necessary interventions including quarantine and vaccination of contacts as appropriate.

The three-month-old baby reported in previous updates is still admitted at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital. All other confirmed cases have recovered or are recovering well under home isolation.

All 28 cases are from the following areas in the Central Division:

12 cases from the Serua/Namosi Subdivision (Wailali, Wainadoi, Navunikabi, and Makosoi Deuba)

9 cases from Suva Subdivision (Toorak, Nabua, Samabula, Vatuwaqa, Sakoca in Tacirua, Wailekutu and Naikorokoro Village in Lami).

3 cases from Rewa Subdivision (Koronivia, Nasilai Village Nakelo, Davuilevu).

4 cases from Naitasiri Subdivision (Saumakia Village)

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services is lifting the mass gatherings advisory that has been in place during this measles outbreak.

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