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COVID-19: 35 New Cases Recorded, Navosai, Tamavua Cases Under Investigation

Fiji has recorded a total of 571 cases since the first case in March 2020, with 189 recoveries and 4 deaths.
04 Jun 2021 20:11
COVID-19: 35 New Cases Recorded, Navosai, Tamavua Cases Under Investigation
 Fiji recorded 35 new cases since the last update yesterday. All the cases are from the Suva-Nausori containment zone.  One is a case from the Navy cluster that was reported last night.
The remaining 34 new cases were recorded today and are linked to the following clusters:
CWMH cluster-  10
Ministry of Health Headquarters COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT-HQ) – 3
IMT warehouse Lami – 11
Navosai cluster – 5
Navy cluster – 2
Nadali cluster- 1
Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong said there are 2 new cases from Navosai and Tamavua  under investigation to determine any links to other cases.
The 3 cases from the Ministry of Health’s Headquarters COVID-19  IMT were picked up as a result of a programme of routine swabbing of health staff, he said
“More than 80 staff at the Ministry of Health’s Headquarters at Dinem House were swabbed – with all but the 3 returning negative results. Staff identified as primary contacts of the 3 cases will quarantine for 14 days. While secondary contacts (contacts of the primary contacts) will self quarantine at home for at least 4 days,  awaiting results of day 4 swabs of the primary contacts.”
6 patients have recovered
This means that there are now 378  active cases in isolation.
There have been 501 cases during the current outbreak that started in April 2021.


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