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COVID-19: Nasomo, Tavua Identified As A Screening Zone

Nasomo in Tavua, has also been identified as a screening zone based on the movements of the case from Wainitarawau Cunningham after the funeral.
22 Apr 2021 17:28
COVID-19: Nasomo, Tavua Identified As A Screening Zone

Nasomo in Tavua has been identified as a screening zone.

The was based on the movements of the COVID-19 positive case from Wainitarawau Settlement in Cunningham.

“Nasomo in Tavua, has also been identified as a screening zone based on the movements of the case from Wainitarawau Cunningham after the funeral,”¬†Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Dr James Fong said during a press conference in Suva today.

“The same rules established for the Wainitarawau Settlement apply here: No one is allowed to leave.¬†Those who reside in the community may return, but they must stay there for at least the next 14 days,” he said.

Samples of 200 people who attended the funeral at Tavakubu that was attended by the hotel staff case have also been collected.

“We have not confirmed any new positive cases at this time. The window for transmission is still open, and our contact tracing for the funeral continues so that may change,” Dr James Fong said.

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