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Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death

Health and Medical Services Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete announced this in a press conference the last hour.
31 Jul 2020 16:57
Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death

Fiji has recorded its first COVID-19 related death.

Health and Medical Services Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete announced this in a press conference the last hour.

A 66-year-old gentleman who returned to Fiji from India passed away at the Lautoka Hospital yesterday.

On July 4, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services personnel detected COVID-like symptoms on the 66-year-old man.

His son who travelled with him from India is also in isolation.

They travelled from India on board a flight with 107 passengers, these passengers remain securely in quarantine.

*Full details in tomorrow’s Fiji Sun edition.

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