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Not Out Of Danger

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has advised Fijians, especially those in the containment areas, to mask-up. This will assist in greatly reducing the risk of COVID-19 virus transmission. The infographic below
20 Apr 2021 10:07
Not Out Of Danger
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama addresses the nation on April 19, 2021. Photo: Office of the Prime Minister

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has advised Fijians, especially those in the containment areas, to mask-up.

This will assist in greatly reducing the risk of COVID-19 virus transmission.

The infographic below highlights some of the stringent measures that Government with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services have put in place to contain the virus:

What happens now?

Nationwide:

  • Coca-Cola Games postponed as well as all other sporting events.
  • Schools closed for three weeks from today.
  • All religious gatherings suspended.
  • Curfew reverts from 11pm to 4am.
  • Customer-facing businesses should limit customer capacity to 50%. Businesses that do not manage these risks with COVID-safe plans will be shut down.

Containment Areas:

  • The Nadi and Lautoka Containment areas have been established from Qeleloa bearing towards Sigatoka, to Nacilau, Vakabuli, and the Waiwai Crossing bearing towards Ba.
  • Supermarkets and shops selling food can open.
  • WHAT CAN OPEN? Banks, medical centres, including pharmacies, Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) and other businesses, such as factories and shops.
  • Curfew for the containment area reverts to 11pm to 4am.
  • Within the Nadi and Lautoka Containment Area, higher-risk businesses: such as gyms, movie theatres, video gaming shops, cyber cafes, taverns, bars, billiard shops, and amusement arcades cannot open for at least the next 14 days.
  • Restaurants inside the containment area shall not be opened for in-person dining but may offer delivery and takeaway services.

 



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